October 30-November 5, 2006: Scott Johnson and Sydney Portilla-Diggs

week of October 30-November 5, 2006

Scott Johnson and Sydney Portilla-Diggs



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Scott Manuel Johnson
sjohnson@westernunited.com

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Scott Manuel Johnson is an actor and poet living in Long Beach.

The following work is Copyright © 2006, and owned by Scott Manuel Johnson and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.

Blue Banshee

I see you
with your red burn
spilled over pillow
and shoulders
Your great, distant,
winding mouth,
my wailing banshee:
so blue
beneath
our lunar sheets.


Sydney Portilla-Diggs
syddiggs@yahoo.com

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My name is Sydney Portilla-Diggs I live Garland, Texas I have been writing fiction and poetry for 28 years Most recently, I have been published in Forces, AIM, Wounded Pulse, Suspension, and Red River Review Currently, I am writing news articles for Collin County Community College‚s Cougar News while pursing my English degree at Austin College.

The following work is Copyright © 2006, and owned by Sydney Portilla-Diggs and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.

bird’s eye view

wonder if God
squints his eyes when he
looks down at us
or if we resemble endless
trails of ants carrying lanterns
while we meander on our
concrete highways
or if God studies us
with a bird’s eye view
or if he sees us with his
crystal clear
and despises us for
who we have become

previously published in Suspension