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Dah’s poetry has appeared, most recently, in The Sandy River Review, Stone Voices Magazine, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Orion headless, River & South Review, Miracle Magazine, and The Muse, and is forthcoming in The Cape Rock, Eunoia Review, Perfume River Review, Literature Today, Poetry Pacific, Zygote in my Coffee, Red Wolf Journal, Deep Tissue Magazine, Jellyfish Whispers, Dead Snakes Journal, and Rose Red Review. The author of two collections of poetry from Stillpoint Books, Dah lives in Berkeley, California where he teaches Chakra Four Yoga to children and adults while working on the manuscript for his fourth book.
He is waiting on the publication of his third book from Stillpoint Books.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Dah and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
The certainty of always,
Under the sky it magnifies
Primal energy, unleashed
Glory, praise, sun, circle of gold,
Glory, praise, hot mouth, swollen
Ying Wu lives on a sailing vessel moored in the San Diego Bay on the coast of southern California. She is a researcher at the Institute of Neural Computation of UC San Diego, where she studies EEG brain dynamics mediating learning and communication. She seeks to draw connections between the arts and sciences. For instance, how can writers and artists capitalize on ever-expanding research revealing how we encode, comprehend, and remember? How can poetry and art enhance brain research? Her scientific work has appeared in journals including PLoS One, Brain and Language, and Psychophysiology. Her creative work has been featured in Poetry in Motion and Teacup Magazine. She is a recipient of a fellowship from the Oregon Institute of Literary Arts.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Ying Wu and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
You glance my way between texting.
I tried buying things you asked for –
We rode Splash Mountain’s Hydroplunge;
I’m eating pasta tossed with seafood now –