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Poet Dave Whippman

GOOD COPY Auden was wrong: sometimes the world can Stop, watch and wait, hold its collective breath After some outrage of nature or Man. There is no equality in death But hierarchy; grief is sorted. Two minutes observed silence for some, The rest unspectacular, unreported – For most of us, tragedy will come Privately: the…

Poet Runaway Sentence

how to explain devastation by earth and water to a child who loves the earth and the ocean? as snow melts and rains come down water pools on streets and seeps in new england basements during mud season? slow water rising not the same as tidal waves crashing no worries, little one no earthquakes here…

Poet Evelyn Adams

Somber Splash On a new toy Run film Tsunami old news We’ve seen it all Water to the wheels Water to the doors Water to the second floors Shock of water Is Cars rushing Warehouse next, floating Shrink of water Is We are small And The earth can get rid of us Whenever it wants…

Poet Colleen Hannah

LIVING LIFE IN A SUBDUCTION ZONE Forced down and shifting sideways Living life in a subduction zone The mantle’s quaking dust has flown The clock stopped counting time is done Living life in a subduction zone And it’s heave ho and away we go Clock stopped counting time is done I wait in line for…

Poet Mike Cowan

black muddy waters black muddy waters came rolling by they’ve swept my love in their raging tides Earth, to my wife had sworn to be, a home of peace to her and me but waters rose from angry seas and covered Earth and lands and we and in the swift blink of an eye, my…