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Thanksgiving, Poetry by Karen A. Valencia

¬† I count the grapevines on the tablecloth, Twenty-six twine on my side by the broth. I count the bubbles in the champagne glass And dread the moment Mom starts to give thanks. We hold hands to form a shatterproof … Continue reading

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Sins of Life, Poetry by Ashly Kuether

¬†Rain falling heavy, on mud covered soldiers. Cold and shivering, cries of thunder. Forevermore, these lifelong battles. Men heard screaming and shouting “Take cover!” Weapons clanking and clangourous by their sides. Deafening cracks, moonstone-yellow light. Hissing and Zipping, missiles in … Continue reading

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