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Jennifer Horne

https://youtu.be/cEugLgctwVU Jennifer Horne reads her poem “Habitation” from her book The Bottle Tree. This week, it’s Jennifer Horne’s turn to share her poetry. Jennifer was scheduled to be one of our poets at this past April’s Poetry and BBQ entitled “Neighboring States.” Jennifer is the poet…

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Carol Lynne Knight

Carol Lynne Knight reads her poem “Girlfriends Go to the Beach” https://youtu.be/SR7z6E3yrN4 This week we bring you Carol Lynne Knight. Carol was one of our first ever Poetry & BBQ poets when she read at our 2012 “On the Day of Fools” event. Her recorded…

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Mark Hinkley

Monarchs Like gray haired first graders, They sit all in a line in their small chair desks, silent and alone, under the stale blue fluorescence of the nursing home. Polaroid portraits border the bulletin board, that they themselves do not…

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Jennifer Hawthorne

COVID Calendar The Sierra Club calendar lies open on my desk— a Sandhill crane and her chick opposite a page of lined empty spaces. On the Illustrated Rumi wall calendar, poems pour like a waterfall over vacant white squares below.…

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C.M. Clark

In the Valley of April Oh you pity the dead, the unintended lucky dead, who lay in their makeshift morgues, quiet now outside their cottoned ears. Gone the insect whirr, the thrumming ventilators breathing in the unclenched April. Oh the…