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A Hundred Gourds 3:4 September 2014

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what first was empty
then carefully filled
now drains away –
how much longer
before the vessel cracks

space Ruth Holzer - USA
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  half-brewed coffee
leaks out the old pot’s middle
unable to surface
the lies
I’m used to telling

space Brian Robertson - Germany
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    on this gloomy day
a butterfly sups
on honeydew
while you and I negotiate
the slopes of heartbreak hill

space Cynthia Rowe - Australia
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your smile
across the room
tells me
all I need to hear
… she smiles back

space Jan Foster - Australia
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  thin steam above
a cup of her favorite tea
all his excuses
start with him awakening
in some rabbit hole

space Roman Lyakhovetsky - Israel
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    I want to hear
you enter our room
take your pillow
through miles and centuries
lay it down somewhere else

space Ruth Holzer - USA
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