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Jack e Lorts
A retired educator living in Fossil, a small isolated town in eastern Oregon, Jack e Lorts served as both school superintendent (retiring in 2004) and as mayor for six years. His poems has appeared widely, if infrequently, over the past 50+ years in such places as Arizona Quarterly, Kansas Quarterly, English Journal, Arsenic Lobster and many other ephemeral journals. He is author of three chapbook, most recently “Dear Gilbert Sorrentino and Other Poems.” “Ephram Pratt Reads Numbers in the Sky” appeared in Clackamas Literary Review 2012.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by Jack e Lorts and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Poem for a Friend of Richard Brautigan
I understand Pete,
I wonder if Brautigan
Chelsey van der Munnik
Chelsey van der Munnik is a poet and university student studying psychology and writing in Plattsburgh, NY. Her work has been previously published in Broad!, Crack the Spine, and ZPlatt. She received the Hassler Award and the Robert Frost Poetry Prize from SUNY Plattsburgh.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by Chelsey van der Munnik and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I wear my pool skin
your pool skin on mine
we’re three feet deep
my front crawl