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L.B. Sedlacek is a poet and writer in Lenoir, North Carolina. Her poems have appeared in such places as "Mastondon Dentist," "Improvijazzation Nation," "Coppertales," "Pure Francis," "Third Wednesday," "Scribe and Quill," "Circle Magazine," "Tales of the Talisman," "Big Pulp" and others. L.B. publishes a free resource for poets, The Poetry Market Ezine, www.thepoetrymarket.com. When not writing or reading poetry, she enjoys swimming, riding bicycles, and doing volunteer work especially for the local humane society. Her latest chapbook is "Mars or Bust." Check out her books on Amazon here.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by LB Sedlacek and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Up at the Ski Lift
Our sunglasses are wrapped
5200 feet, a high elevation,
We zip up our jackets
Randolph Bridgeman graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and is the recipient of the Edward T. Lewis Poetry Prize. He was a Lannan Fellow for the Folgers Shakespearian Theater 04-05 poetry reading series. His poems have been published in numerous poetry reviews and anthologies. He has four books of poems, South of Everywhere 2005, Mechanic on Duty 2008, The Odd Testament 2013, and The Poet Laureate of Cracker Town 2015. His fifth book, The Trash Talk Poems, is forthcoming in 2017.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by Randolph Bridgeman and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
the way things get written
i wrote this poem with a pen that i stole
what do you see she asks
an asian fish taco topped with
and how about now
an american beef taco topped with
a spicy mexican taco topped with
(these are metaphors too)