Flying

Flying

(for R) to zipline is to fly to leave all the earth’s cares to float to skim across the sky creeks and rivers sparkling below,…

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WE ARE OPEN FOR NEW SUBMISSIONS AS OF TODAY, 1.7.14  WELCOME

WE ARE OPEN FOR NEW SUBMISSIONS AS OF TODAY, 1.7.14 WELCOME

SUBMISSIONS MUST BE MADE TO:      submissionscwlhsh@gmail.com We are accepting and publishing only Poetry and Fiction from this time on. We shall get back to you…

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Your Eyes by David Mongor-Lizarrabengoa

Your Eyes by David Mongor-Lizarrabengoa

Your Eyes   The radiant glow from your eyes could make even the most withered flowers blossom.  

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Dance with Me by Walter Cummins

Dance with Me by Walter Cummins

Dance with Me!   The Dixieland set ended with a thumping drumbeat, and the cornet player took the bar stool next to Hall even though…

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Open Season by Jack Marshall

Open Season by Jack Marshall

Open Season   Here comes another open season for jellied jargon veiled as vision, a new dawn of old reasons.   When borders get porous…

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Villanil by Jack Marshall

Villanil by Jack Marshall

VILLANIL   As all waters into one sea run tho we name them many – Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Indian, Southern,   so we who are…

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New York Qasida Sequence by Shadab Zeest Hashmi

New York Qasida Sequence by Shadab Zeest Hashmi

 New York Qasida #1 Qasida of the Stride in New York   Windows, their yawn, their early morning blush Glances falling into lit trapdoors split…

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Mrs. Quimby's Rocketing Day by Sam Hamod

Mrs. Quimby’s Rocketing Day by Sam Hamod

MRS. QUIMBY’S ROCKETING DAY     (for Zachary, Grayson, Allen Kyle and Mrs. Quimby)     You see, Mrs. Quimby never thought she’d go up in…

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The Republic of Love by Nora Nadjarian

The Republic of Love by Nora Nadjarian

The Republic of Love (excerpt) (…) Many years later. My soul is trapped in an ice cube. The dream is so cold I wake up…

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Sojourn to Sanjaiya by Greg Fields

Sojourn to Sanjaiya by Greg Fields

‎2:55 Sojourn to Sanjaiya ( Sir Gregory 07/05/12 © ) Asleep on the train to Nepal…Heard the yelping of the mountain denizens..Cries of pain or…

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Kinds of Heat by Sam Hamod

Kinds of Heat by Sam Hamod

Kinds of Heat   heat of july your lips on mine oh   yes

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First Time by  Richard Vargas

First Time by Richard Vargas

first time… for R. Bradbury   i was in the third grade spending the weekend at my nana’s when i found my uncle’s playboy magazine…

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Por Mi Amigo, Carlos Fuentes    by   Sam Hamod

Por Mi Amigo, Carlos Fuentes by Sam Hamod

  Por Mi Amigo Mucho, Carlos Fuentes   to write of sorrow in the heart for a friend who’s died, somehow words –       never enough– when…

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Por Mi Amigo Mucho, Carlos Fuentes by Sam Hamod

Por Mi Amigo Mucho, Carlos Fuentes by Sam Hamod

Por Mi Amigo Mucho, Carlos Fuentes   to write of sorrow in the heart for a friend who’s died, somehow words – never enough– when we…

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While I Can by Nina Orlovskaya

While I Can by Nina Orlovskaya

While I can   I wouldn’t wait until you’re gone and knock the doors that locked. I wouldn’t wait… and hit the walls between here…

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Reminiscing Don Pablo by Teresa Gonzalez-Lee

Reminiscing Don Pablo by Teresa Gonzalez-Lee

Reminiscing Don Pablo    It’s Chile in the clear dawn of my ten years and over the living waters over the sea pools I jump up…

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Poetry Unsafe by Ram Krishna Singh

Poetry Unsafe by Ram Krishna Singh

POETRY UNSAFE She doesn’t like to see me take bath in the sun or cross the doors naked the body frightens her even in the…

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2 Poems: Not Anymore  and  Anymore by Hollis Jay

2 Poems: Not Anymore and Anymore by Hollis Jay

Not anymore   Reaching over I kiss him His lips are thin and wiry And I wonder if I have made a mistake But I…

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The Pages of the Calendar by Jack Marshall

The Pages of the Calendar by Jack Marshall

The pages of the calendar   The pages of the calendar are falling fast; it was always so, they never last.   What’s new is…

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Spring with my New Neighbors by Jacinta Camacho Kaplan

Spring with my New Neighbors by Jacinta Camacho Kaplan

Spring with my New Neighbors The day broke this morning with a chorale of song by my new neighbors some very lovely birds serenading me…

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Howard by E. Ethelbert Miller

Howard by E. Ethelbert Miller

HOWARD     (for Stephen Henderson) I arrive at work early… Summer just beginning. The campus is empty. I hear red flowers singing near the Fine…

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To My Son Upon His First Visit to Lebanon by Hedy Habra

To My Son Upon His First Visit to Lebanon by Hedy Habra

To My Son Upon His First Visit to Lebanon   He wanted to see our summerhouse             in the mountains of Baabdat, enter the pictures…

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