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Irony – Layli Long Soldier

 

I wake to
red sand I
sleep here
coral brick
hooghaan I
walk thin

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Fiction – Howard Nemerov

The people in the elevator all
Face front, they all keep still, they all
Look up with the rapt and stupid look of saints

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Telescope – Joseph J. Capista 

Just look: the egret’s white
Reflects so like a cloud

Pursuing other clouds,
Which blow just like the white

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