Silence requires effort, an effort to give mystical language a musical intelligence. We’ll go bathe in the Hungarian woods where there are unisons in the branches. We are one thing the cosmos is doing in the heat and solidity of this moment. All sentences end, and you can’t stop the clock, not even for Heather. Shall I write this down, that I have thought of trying to hammer words into posterity, enchantments of rhythm and your nearness, a root sound, a detonation in song, a penny falling from the clouds? How black and Protestant is my autumn–moving, intrinsically Cherokee.
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Featuring: Issue 104, published October 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Elizabeth Allison, Christine Arroyo, Gary Lee Barkow, Teja BenAmor, Paula Marafino Bernett, V.A. Bettencourt, MD Bier, Christopher Paul Brown, Brian Builta, A. Cabrera, Robert Carr, Connor Doyle, Janine Harrison, Cathy Hollister, K.L. Johnston, Carella Keil, Eleanor Kowol, Sheree La Puma, Quincy Gray McMichael, J. Bradley Minnick, Nigel Paton, Patrick T. Reardon, Jim Ross, Deborah Sherman, Danielle Shorr, Kimm Brockett Stammen, Rachel Stempel, Stefan Sullivan, Rodrigo Toscano, Nick Visconti, and Jean Wolff.
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