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  1. EVERYTHING I TOUCH • by Gavin Broom 7 Comments

      As fragile lives and loves collide, everything I touch, I break. Sorrow briefly slips aside as fragile lives and loves collide. Then dreams dissolve and hearts subside, connections snap and comforts ache, as fragile lives and loves collide. Everything I touch, I break.     Gavin Broom lives and writes in Michigan.

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  2. EMPTY NEST (TRIOLET) • by CDSinex 2 Comments

      The nest’s empty, the young have flown. It’s something you looked forward to so long ago. That day since gone; the nest’s empty. The young have flown, now on holidays, they come home to do the things they used to do. The nest’s empty, the young have flown— it’s something you looked forward to. […]

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  3. AFTERMATH • by CDSinex 4 Comments

      Stumbling down the Long Beach pier half washed away by summer storm. Gone are the drunks who’d come to leer, stumbling. Down the Long Beach pier, with unsure steps we tread for fear of falling from its ragged form, stumbling down. The Long Beach pier— half washed away, by summer storm.   CDSinex lived […]

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  4. FIRST FROST • by Kieran Borsden 2 Comments

    On the day before first frost, my mother laid her son to rest – and silence fell to fit the cost on the day before first frost. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, as silent psalms were repossessed on the day before first frost. My mother laid her son to rest. Kieran Borsden‘s poetry has […]

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