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Phyllis Walsh, EditorWorth it on the whole, if only because it's such an interesting little magazine (and I do mean little) of very short verse. A curiosity, perhaps, but a fun one. A bit earnest this time around (perhaps of late? characterizing the last few issues? earnestness does tire me so). Robert Deluty, who placed one of the stronger poems in the last issue, typifies what tends to curdle my insides:
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husband and wifeOof. That's on page 39. On page 47, though, he also gives us:
with matching pacemakers:
mid-colloquim... [sic]The strongest -- cheekiest? -- poem of this issue, to my thinking, is David G. Lanoue's (27):
watching the department chair
balance her check book
she's barefoot and toplessBut really, what is it with all the ellipses?
in the fountain...
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