Copyright © 2012 by Nathaniel S Rounds
the stinging salt
that dart across its sightless sand
chokes my lungs
bubble kisses through my brain
hooked on a rock
while I swallow water
so they can surface
John Grey is an Australian born poet, works as financial systems analyst. Recently published in Poem, Caveat Lector, Prism International and the horror anthology, “What Fears Become” with work upcoming in Big Muddy, Prism International and Pinyon.
1. a: illusion b: ghost c: a figment of the imagination.
2. A mental representation of a real object.
3. Or remember when you led me by the hand to that cobwebbed house down by the shore? You said to wait there till you returned. You walked into the fog but your silhouette lingered. A crow cawed in the distance, I saw you no more.
Andrew J. Stone lives and writes in Southern California with two cats and coffee. He sleeps with one eye open. This is a lie. Recent work has appeared in Yes Poetry, Negative Suck, The Toucan Mag (poem of the week), Danse Macabre, With Painted Words, First Stop Fiction, The Mustache Factor, and Short, Fast, and Deadly, among other places. In 2010, he received a national Gold Medal from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for his poetry. Recently, he finished a chapbook of ekphrastic poetry and is currently seeking publication. A novella is also in the works. He stabs words at: http://andrewjstone.blogspot.com
Shawnell Tolliver contributes to 1859–Oregon’s Magazine. She recently graduated from University of Oregon with an English Bachelor of Arts degree. In addition to poetry, she anticipates developing her single panel cartoons, short fiction, and blog about exceptional people around town.
New Tradition (see collage image below)
|About KIM LOGUE
an Award winning poet and journalist, turned songwriter. A horse-trainer-trainer, that digs papermaking, collaging, dancing, singing, percussion toys, and