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Poems curated by FORTH poetry editors.


Past & Present: Poetry by Stephen Mead


Judgments   All the pans we placed in this leaky place the rainy day of moving in have long since overflowed, rusted, gone green.   Then why do I keep them, these tins that, calloused, benevolent, firm, your palms washed, scooping locks, lukewarm, up, down, back up to soak a beard kiss-thick?   It tickled,…


Look to the sky: Poetry by Frank Possemato


Look to the sky the enormous sadness that connects every star and keeps them distant touches even the luckiest life   Turn onto your cooler arm there of course wandering surrounded by the world for the first time with everyone who made you invisibly near and it all makes intuitive, heartbeat sense somewhere ahead of…

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