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A Hundred Gourds 2:2 March 2013
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whistling Dixie
in a land of cotton –
songs we learned
in grammar school
when all we knew was white

spaceJanet Lynn Davis - USA
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  a soldier
emerges from the rubble
over his shoulder
grenades, an assault rifle
and a wide-eyed child

spaceMarilyn Humbert - Australia
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    small figures
wrapped in bloody sheets
the brute strength
of this urge
to turn away

spaceLauren Mayhew - USA
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the baby sweater
she knitted so long ago
unraveling…
one pink strand that she held
in her hands, in her heart

spaceMargaret Dornaus - USA
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  driving uphill
thru the downpour
of butterflies
we shed tears for
misplaced childhood

spaceWahyu W. Basjir - Indonesia
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