My fingernail, your pancreas,your palm, starving tribes in the Sudan.My esophagus, Joan of Arc’s enflamed hair. Your mother’s lungs, La Brea.Your neck, a lighthouse’s spiral staircase, my eyes, a beacon over turbulent waters.Your conscience, below the surface;my fingers, holding it there. My heart valves, the locks along the Erie Canal,reining things in, keeping things from getting out of…
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Featuring: Issue 103, published July 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Laurel Benjamin, Ellen Birrell, Ronda Broatch, Mary Buchinger, Roger Camp, John Cullen, Emily Davis, Lisa Delan, Lauren Endicott, James William Gardner, David Goodrum, Peter Grieco, Greg Hom, Jenny Hubbard, Rachel Laverdiere, Larena Nellies-Ortiz, Dante Novario, Dian Parker, Yasmin Phillip, Michelle Reed, Amanda L. Rioux, Jim Ross, Aaron Sandberg, Yvette Schnoeker-Shorb, Beth Spencer, Jeffrey Thompson, Patricia Walsh, Racine Watson, Richard Weaver, and Hannah Zhang.
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