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Community Poetry

  • Written by Brandon Hennen
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20 below outside and 10 above
inside with not much happening
and not much to happen.
  no beer. no liquor. no wine.
my last pack of cigarettes have
already left its black mark on my
lungs. a few pennies but not a dime
or nickle to my name.
  just lou reed on the

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spider and fly

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through a crack in the ceiling
it poured onto the bed.
like a stream that flows from
an open vein it shot you in the head.
   you lay naked bold
open to the possibilities
your womanhood exposed
   bare. raw.
alive with anticipation.
caution from distrust.
your shield on the

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  • Written by Joshua Hennen
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Steely Blue Sea

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A Sketch

for Jennifer
(whose eyes are baby-blue with a slight circle of yellow around the pupil)

I decided to embark on a skiff *
     to skim the surface of steely-blue eyes.
A vessel well suited for the task
     maneuverable I could look over-side.
“I can put an oar in

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  • Written by Joshua Hennen
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The Druidic Priestess

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The druidic priestess
     haunts my visions of the night
like yonder succubus
     a terrifying delight!

The once and future Queen
     preceded Arthur of old
visiting my dreams
     and causing outward cold.

By inner warmth subdued
     I

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Maenadic Dreams

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A Maenad* roams the wild reckless me
That darkening forest of hopes and dreams:
A love sacred like an ancient oak tree
Secure without bar walls pillars or beams.

Yet the savage boar-shaped demons of doubt
Conspire with fire-vipers of fear.
“Remove this plague ” I beg those thereabout.
They terrorize all

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