August 20-26, 2012: Clint Hirschfield and Emily Strauss

week of August 20-26, 2012

Clint Hirschfield and Emily Strauss

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Clint Hirschfield
ranger4man@gmail.com

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A man stands alone exposing his naked feelings for all the world to see, verbal freedoms show the nakedness, they are not dreams. Stripping down are words of letting it all go; that is who I am, writing frees my mind and soul. Clint Hirschfield lives in Madison, Wisconsin and is the author of THE CLOSET and the forthcoming collection POETIC ILLUSIONS.

The following work is Copyright © 2012, and owned by Clint Hirschfield and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.


Walking Tall

I took her by the hand.
We ended up walking.
But me being so bold…
I turned and kissed her twice.

 



Emily Strauss
emily_strauss@hotmail.com

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I am a retired English teacher and have written my whole life. I am living in the heart of Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale California, and though I am here I am not OF here. This place is an alien world of fast moving immigrants and grubbing others. I have over two dozen pieces published online here and there, with some appearing in the near future.

The following work is Copyright © 2012, and owned by Emily Strauss and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.

Avocados on the Coast

Smooth green hardness
falling from squat trees
in the thick fog split open
full of oily sea-salted
flesh like sunbathers
lying on the sand after
a tropical storm.
Taste them with lemon,
taste me with them.