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Eliza is a social service worker, animal caretaker, and at-home poet from St. Petersburg, Florida. Eliza has a B.A. in Social Sciences and Spanish Language and Culture from New College of Florida. Her poems are simultaneously introspective and relational, tending to center emotional and interpersonal concerns.
The following work is Copyright © 2020, and owned by Eliza Fixler and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Today and Every Day
Libra rising is my liability in love: three hours
With that same noticing, I inhale and am sure
You’re musing openly about moving back
Thomas Osatchoff, together with family, is building a self-sustaining home near a waterfall. Recent poems have appeared in Abstract: Contemporary Expressions, Cold Mountain Review, CutBank Literary Journal, and elsewhere.
The following work is Copyright © 2020, and owned by Thomas Osatchoff and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Do Voices Require Bodies?
Following our own logic when holiday means time for more
homework. Walking back to school
Sky and ground exchanging FIRE IN THE EYES.
______ you______ learn to play piano? Music______ as there’s no lyrics.
It’s our job_________special talents.
Thinking to ourselves while we still can. Can we? Bury the expensive
because after it happens…no one will know.
People dropped like punctuation. You? A comma—just a blip.
E.g. ‘I like the game!’ said sister, brother.”
Ministry of Education is set to issue new policy: all teachers must teach
without words due to the wellspring of weaponized words.
I’m going back to school to get the books