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Broadside #38 – (Spring 2015 / 15.8)

Broadside #38 (Spring 2015 / 15.8) Ron Riekki  The Gun Show When the gun goes off, it’s the crash of a subway train.  Everything stops. The demonstration of a flashy knife stops. The free parking stops. The law enforcement that … Continue reading

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Broadside #36 – (Fall 2014 / 14.20)

Broadside #36 (Fall 2014 / 14.20) Chris Okum Soft Rock An ex-girlfriend once asked me to look after a baby. This was years ago. She never came back to take it away. So I raised it as my own. I think … Continue reading

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Broadside #34 – (Spring 2014 / 14.8)

Broadside #34 (Spring 2014 / 14.8) James Claffey  I Named the Stars for You The Huguenot cemetery where we kissed for the first time. Crouched in the shade of a broken gravestone, I brushed the hair from in front of … Continue reading

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Broadside #33 – (Winter 2014 / 14.2)

Broadside #33 (Winter 2014 / 14.2) Susan Terris Palm of Wind Speared like a kite in a tree, see through leaves. Don’t hold, let be. A heart may spar, stop, lose thrum if the hum is too hard. So be … Continue reading

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Broadside #31 – (Summer 2013 / 13.14)

Broadside #31 (Summer 2013 / 13.14) Karen Douglass Baubles Words lounge on the corner              looking for an idea              to cruise by and offer              them a lift to the fun house, a gang of words escaped              from hacks wearing              hot pink … Continue reading

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Broadside #29 (Winter 2013 / 13.2)

Broadside #29 (Winter 2013 / 13.2) Mark J. Mitchell Late Quartet       After Shostakovich,       Quartet #15 in E flat minor Op.144                  “Music has the great advantage of being able to tell everything                           without mentioning anything.”                                     – Ilya Ehrenberg I. Elegy Adagio … Continue reading

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Broadside #28 (Fall 2012 / 12.22)

Broadside #28 (Fall 2012 / 12.22) Kirsty Logan An extract from Rust and Stardust, a novel Weeks slid past as I helped Mum in the garden, washed the dishes, and ran my fingers along the spines of books without pulling … Continue reading

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