Art

Doses – Theo Davila

Harbour.

The harbour quay pulsed like a swarming hive
Dregs of salted rot from the sea were hauled in boats like baskets
Muck was scraped from stones and rusting iron rungs by boot-scratches
Soon to be replaced by fresh spilled slop
Or the growth that followed the rise of the surf.
Gelatine economic frenzy shifted barrels and buckets,
Tearing netted fruit from the homely cold expanse
To deposit it by the shoal-load into the acid-pits.

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The Temporary Times – Fawzy Zablah

In the temporary times we will regain our baby fat stuffing our faces with hot dogs in our bunkers trying to avoid the bug.

In the temporary times we will meet via computer screens because our overlords have deemed intimacy deadly.

In the temporary times we will still consider giving our vote to the leaders who pee on our leg while telling us it’s raining.

In the temporary times we might,

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Art

Footprints and a footnote [excerpt] – Kristin Garth


Impure instructions1 in your ear, though he 

is not yet here — a carriage rendezvous 

as crows will fly.  Candelabrum twinkling

his summons nigh is step one; then, two,

each drop of them, remove from you, submerged

water, grim, without a cloth — evidence  

to stain and doff.  With fingers wet, you purge

from skin what rivulets remain of kin 

then leave the porcelain pristine.

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Art

double stroke roll – Jonathan Hine

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more poise than a cigarette 

astounding ghosts feed on my kindness as hell desires her serpentine beauty like long lighting energy 

tightly forming cellular rays violently disturbs the penumbra vaulting an engaged eclipse 

teeth hang loosely 

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