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A Hundred Gourds 4:1 December 2014

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Inside the peach
plump and sweet
a textured pit
hard as stone –
the surprise of her

space Marian Olson - USA
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  hydrangeas
loosing the blues
petal by petal
I wait out the coldness
freezing her heart

space Carl Seguiban - Canada
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    in a quiet arm
of the estuary
two strips
of blue ribbon
tied to the wild bamboo

space Owen Bullock - Australia
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hot-house
butterflies –
she smiles
at a wink
of blue wings

space Rodney Williams - Australia
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  ink blue skies
studded with moth-eaten dreams …
a part of me
that dies a little
each time you walk away

space Shloka Shankar - India
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    every day
a different mountain
with you
there's no knowing when
we'll reach the peak

space Maxianne Berger - Canada
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