Gnashing Teeth Publishing

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The Reflection by Nadia Nunez

What an obscurity energy
there’s no serenity
A smile is what you’ll never see
All you’ll hear is “In memory”

Not a single ring on the telephone
All you see is the collarbone
Roam through the halls unknown
The reality of being all alone

Not much of color selection
Filled with nothing but imperfections
Always going in the wrong direction
After all it’s just my reflection

young woman with red hair smiling at the camera with a white paper umbrella behind her

like pretty tulips by linda m. crate

everything has been hard and heavy, as of late; in my world and the world at large— so yesterday i was drinking in small wonders like pretty tulips dancing out

What I Can Offer You by Rich Orloff

I cannot fix your pain I cannot solve your problem I can’t prevent the sorrow you’re feeling Or even guarantee I’ll make you smile However, because I’ve known Joy embracing

by Natalye Childress

*this poem is in .jpg to preserve formatting *this is the unformatted text of the poem after rainer maria rilke you, the poet, have become world weary, word-wrought. and god

guy with a dark beard and moustache wearing a black graphic tee

Orchards of Udders by Jon Wesick

dripped on the blanket while air rustled tamarind trees. Chekhov drank a Thai iced tea and plummeted out of this poem. A flock of circles twittered in the hacksaw bushes


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