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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 Natasha Head

Will We Ever Hurt Across the ocean, around the world Devastation knows no limits When our kind are left to suffer As happenstance or coincidence Embraces them in a vice like grip Our prayers fly, but not fast enough As families are torn Tossed like discarded paper Into the vortex of the unknown Swimming toward…

Poet Kirsten Shaw

Bent to pray Spring flowers pause in silence from their bloom it’s not meant to be like this On the news they recount a cost worth more than any jackpot luck The watching close their desperate eyes heads not turned but bent to pray Hoping it’s not too late for love to change the world…

Poet Mark Stratton

Poem for Japan The music of children playing A smile warms my face Vibrant blues stretch for Deepening reds on arms Cardinal hiding in a bush Flew there ‘pon approach Crows circling high above Lazing through the summer sky Cool of the evening Ending a summers day Mark Stratton is the editor of Cats With…