If I could bench
Behind a ten pound
Typewriter with off white
Paper and red wine
With a cat nearby

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Waxing Bukowski
Patrick Attaway

The Hammer, the Nail and the Staples

By Charles Anthony August 10th, 2016

A Nail and hammer walked along the apex of a roof.

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The Hammer, The Nail and The Staples
Anthony Palmatier

Nevermore
By Charles Anthony August 10th, 2016

Through a deep dark forest I slowly walk,
Looking downwards and to myself I talk.

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NEVERMORE
Anthony Palmatier

There'll be more nights
with your face squished
against my arm,
those tattoos swarming
my sight

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Forcing Me to Breathe
Patrick Attaway

Though I predict a scenario
The perfect one always
Arises out of my vision's
Failure to inhibit reality.
I drove us out of town,

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My Wedding Plans
Patrick Attaway

After so long gone,
I no more chant
my war-song.
She reflects peace
back to me and

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Back (Sequel to "Missing")
Catherine Cronin

my grandma, a rhubarb pie.
tart from the garden,
sweetened with that white goodness.
it turns her lips into roses.
it smells like Christmas morning in February.

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My Mom's Colon and the Holidays
Roxanne Smith

Yellow eyed, gray cat
tears open a pink
vinyl flower
and asks me to take him
home to you.

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Gray and Black Cats
Patrick Attaway

Lament of a poet;
It was another rejection note,
delivered wih a flourish by the mailman,
another nail to my ambition,
compliment of a famous publisher,

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a poet laments
raghunathan t.k.