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Three Poems by Moira Saucer

The Red Shutters

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Attesting To Your Mother’s Hypocrisy, a poem by Visar (Rabiu Temidayo)

Attesting To Your Mother’s Hypocrisy

Demons invoked in the house by
sneezing — we’d call the electrician.

He’d know the psalms to be sung for it,
and the white costumes to wear.

Floating in white across the fields
of morning glories and corn, swinging

an incense burning, and a keg full
of salt water.

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Two Poems by Andres Rojas

A Childless Father Speaks to Himself

            “Let us make man in our own image…”

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Elephant Slide in the Exclusion Zone – A poem by Laura Wainwright

Elephant Slide in the Exclusion Zone
After David McMillan’s photograph, Pripyat, Ukraine, October 2002.

To forgive
can sometimes mean to think
of them as a child: a wisped head
turned in a wheaten basket. Soft fists.
A bumblebee in a foxglove flower.

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The Questions by Paul Brookes

The Questions

accumulated with missing relations
in photographs of his grandad’s family,
his Nana’s dropped dark hints.

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3 poems by Gabriel Mundo

(Image, Simson Petrol, Unsplash)
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Two poems by Gathondu Mwangi

(Photograph by Gathondu Mwangi)
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