“Trees Walking” and other poems by Joan Mazza

Blue Moon So bright tonight, woods glow, as if some rare magic is near, orchestra building to a swell, crescendo followed by abrupt silence, pierced by an animal’s anguished squeal, sound that sends my heart thumping though my dog doesn’t bark. Imagination with a dash of desperation for a happening, some quickening. Stultifying summer heat, [...]

“Irish Twins” and other poems by Roberta Beary

Genetics Your eyes are big and round like your father’s but while his are the color of the Irish Sea yours are the color of the muddy fields on my father’s land fit only for the peasants who worked them. abortion day a shadow flutters the fish tank Publication credit: Rattle #47, Spring 2015 (ed. [...]