Julie Bruck – After Lorne
The doughy older man in a Marine Bulldogs jacket
signals his wife in the crowded hospital pharmacy,
clutching his bagged prescription like a dead pheasant.
Lynn Schmeidler – If Only You Could See Me As I Want To Be Seen
This young woman has ten boyfriends
nine little black dresses and a birthmark
in the shape of Florida on her forehead.
DéLana R.A. Dameron – My Love Is Black
You might say fear is a predictable emotion & I might agree. Whenever my husband leaves for his graveyard shift, - Read rest of poem