Monthly Archives: June 2012

Guernica: In the Form of a Sestina

Hector, may death feed on you like vultures. Your family will soon see the sun baked blood Dried on your face. I will hide your body From all ‘til maggots have their fill. Your fate Is on the blade of

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Abandoning

He bore the nails for our sin, And God turned His back on Him. A father could do no worse Than leave His Son to a curse So we could gain in His loss. The sight was gory and gross—

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What Hurting Hearts Will Do

“Will you come and play with me?” My toddler asked pleadingly. The other girl smiled and said, “no.” My baby hung her head low. “Daddy, she doesn’t like me.” “Then I’ll play with you, sweet pea.” B said no and

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Stepping In

Slowly stepping into the pool, I feel the waters climb me: cool Against my hot, sweaty body. Nearby, pool men work like nobody’s Business. Something like a fiddle Plays on one’s MP3. Little Creatures scurry from the long arm Of

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