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A frog staring ahead though blades of grass

one frog one scorpion

By Keith Burton i was stretching my legs on the littoralgiving names to the shapes of the cloudsthat swam across the lake’s reflectionwhen trouble came crawling on eight legs. help me across he asked with a period. i knew better; i had an owl’s acuity.no can do, i know you…

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Bucket List

by The Poet Darkling Today was      one of those days;         one of those days            when you realize you               shouldn’t’ve waited;                  you shouldn’t wait;                     when you discover                        places people call                           “Climax;”                              “Crapstone;”                                 “Cut and Shoot;”                                 “‘Possum Kingdom;”                                       “Rest and Be Thankful;” when you learn      these places could            quite possibly be flooded…or that they might be heavenly oaseshaving never known disaster,and you might neverhave knownor caredeitherway,but…

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While We Wait

by Daniel Davis Tammy’s fingers drummed against the coffee mug. For the twentieth time in the past hour, she glanced at the cabinet above the fridge, the one she had to use a stepladder to reach. She could see the bottles inside, beckoning. Just a nip, as her grandmother would…

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