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Three poems by Michael Keshigian

THIEF Two days ago the sun caught me stealing light to illuminate a poem, demanded restitution, then reported me to Mother Nature who posted my likeness about the land. Soon, the ocean, forest, birds, flowers, et. al. filed suit for substantial abuse and complacent philandering without permission. I pleaded guilty; admitted taking breath from wind … Continue reading

Poetry / Poets / Writers / Writing

’60s Drive By – Rick Hartwell

Shattered glass, shotgun blast, blacked-out car driving fast. Rural market shot up by short-changed rebels, payback fulfilled by speeding past at 2 a.m.; thunder and lightning in Fairview Valley echoes teenage-angst, retribution and refund from a sawed-off, break-action 20-gauge. Childish, adolescent, dangerous, but still with no backward remorse.   Rick Hartwell is a retired middle … Continue reading