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All the Places I’ll Never See

I was a townie. She was a college girl picking up weekend shifts at the diner.

Coming Loose

After running errands all morning, I collapse with a hundred grocery bags in front of the fridge like one of those deflated wind socks at a car dealership.

The Care and Keeping of Roomba

We did not set out to be overtaken by robots.

An Interview with Michael Brix, Executive Director of Tree House Books

I came to the edge of Broad Street, Temple University at my back, then crossed from one world to the next.

In the Golden Hour, Cormorants

We first noticed the cormorant late afternoon,

The Moon as an Engine of Burning

I don’t want to start with the moon but it was gloomy outside

Bic Breath

Breathing in fresh cancer,

Queen Anne’s Lace

A coarse scatter of gravelly buds with a bare wire undercarriage,

Filling Up

On a winding road this side of South Mountain which looms beside the less and less quiet valley,

5 x 8

Take the afternoon train toward forgetting.


Crows & their eyes’ starry glint,

June Moon

Don’t rhyme “June” with “spoon,”

Beyond Repair by J.C. Todd

Beyond Repair presents a solemn, resigned perspective of war and its inevitable, irrevocable toll on civilians, combatants, and their communities.

Final Touchstones by Linda Romanowski

Linda Romanowski made it her mission to preserve the tales of her family’s history in her memoir, “Final Touchstones.”

No Ruined Stone by Shara McCallum

Shara McCallum’s sequential poetry collection, No Ruined Stone, interweaves the story of Robert Burns,