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“Remaking a Neglected Orchard”

by Nathaniel Perry

It was a good idea, cutting away
the vines and ivy, trimming back
the chest-high thicket lazy years
had let grow here. . . .

“Peace, I Lipspeak to the Polkadot Grouper”

by Oliver Rice

I am oblique at the zoological park
with my twelve year old and his soccer friend,
am diverse, circuitous at the aviary,
intemperate and discontinuous at the aquarium.


by Weston Cutter

The rifle’s his: he told me to shoot some-
thing good for us to eat on his return,
but all I’ve ever killed are insects, things

which only pester because walls dictate
they’re in the wrong place.

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