Lilliput Review 153
           ~ a sampling

 

                                Cover art by Guy Beining

 

#26

     Unable to touch

     The hot tide of blood

     Beneath my tender skin.

     Do you feel lonely

     Teacher of the way?

         Yosano Akiko

         translated by Dennis Maloney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vespers

     In this life where, from the womb,

        we step from dark to darkness,

     what joy when a few fireflies,

        rise up

                 to light our way ...

             Dan Stryk

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Poetry Day

     This being that fine occasion

     to honor appreciative friends

     with a wisdomy verse

     pulled from one's hip,

     I am telling myself to first

     keep straight my pockets

     so as to not go

     blow my nose into

     William Carlos Williams.

         Richard Swanson

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Credo

     Never turn away from

     a blessing

     no matter how

     severe.

         Greg Watson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

full moon

half moon

 

I

just don't know

     Ed Baker 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

signing our wills

we're sealed and delivered

to our span - -

the calliope hummingbird

lives three years

 

     Ruth Holzer

 

 

 

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