A prism rests in the colored chambers. Now I hold it in my planetary hands. Here are the bluegreen shadows of the moon, underlined by smoke. I hold a woodcut, someone’s keepsake for a hundred years. I offer broken words for the future from my colored chambers and ask cold questions in a little town. Melody grows. A hieroglyph of summer and of the future shall begin with this rainstorm, a distillation of fire. Meteors honey the night. There must be meteors also falling into the sun. This poem will be their elegy, or such is my curious morning thought.
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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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