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Poems from the Current Issue

Tempest

By Scott Cairns

Glossolalia

By Natasha Okadokun

Sweet Life

By Scott Cairns

Dark Talent

By Natasha Oladokun

Poems from the Archive

For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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The Window


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Evolution


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When I Meet You


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The First Horse of the Apocalypse


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Caritas


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Confirmation Man


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Sharing a Painting


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Mixed Company


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double exposure of the top of a verdant green tree branching onto a pale blue sky, overlaid with a photo of five-petaled white flowers in a cluster on top.

Imagineer of Variety


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Venetian Villanelle


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Sunrise Insomnia Service


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A True Story


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Just Time


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When the Lord Returns in His Creaturely Perfection


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World


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The Perfectly Transparent Splinter


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The Mole


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Orpheus in the Garden


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On Visiting Carthage


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Small Graces


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it is dusk: we see water, deep maroon with black shadows crested on the underside of shelled waves,. a boat lit up with gold lights and steaming smoke into the mauve-dusky sky casts bands of gold and glittering lights on the path of the water, leaves a dark shadow behind it. the shore is a black band of shadows.

Passage


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Before All Things


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Creed in the Santa Ana Winds


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My Mother’s Visit


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Still Alive, with Crows


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The Invented Child


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The Shadow-Cross


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far away shot of a city and freeway in twilight. everything in the image is bathed in a deep purple, violet twilight. on the freeway, the headlights of the car make little pinpricks of light. the sky hanging above the earth is dark purple nearest the ground and the trees, and then there is a burst of yellow and deep pink clouds under a pale sky the color of eggshells, just as a smooth, and dimming steadily.

Lord, Sky


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Poem in July


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His Purgations  


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My Father at Eleven Years


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The Sea Here, Teaching Me


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Image of a house in the dead of night. The house sits in the lower left half of the frame and looks like a cut-out from black paper, lit up only by purple light coming from the windows and doors. To the left is an enormous tree shrouded in shadows. A low cloud hangs near the right side sky of the frame. Above the house is a vast sweep of stars on the gray sky.

Domus


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Father Rodney


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hydrangea


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For the Virgin of Sorrows


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Sardis


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Tiny Fish


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a still life painting with a blue background. on the top is leafy and flowery plants in a vase, bowls filled with fruit (figs and grapes and marrow bones). it is very opulent.

The Wasp on Renaissance Painters


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image of a woman with her face towards the camera and the sun behind her back, illuminating a large tree. she is in shadows, the hint of light on the side of her face from the light of the sun. in front of her flies grass, swirling around her in the air.

Yes, a nameless quietness…


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Speak, Rain


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Ex Nihilo, Then Us


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Scout’s Honor


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Walking the Dog Last Night


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Waiting with Cynthia


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Translation Back Into Native Tongues


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black and white image looking upward to the center ceiling of a vast cathedral, with an icon placed in a circle at the top of the ceiling. light pours in from the windows near the top. all the beams lead upwards.

The Cathedral of Barcelona


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Absence Blooming


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A Study for a Figure at the Base of the Crucifixion


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A Quick Interpretation of the Sixth Seal


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Every Day I Touch Things


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Learning the Crawl


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The Waltz of Descartes and Mohammed


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Of the Body Taken In


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In the Beginning


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The Field


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Infantile Paralysis


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Advent


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Prayer with Rotohammer


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