Two Poems by Suzanne Iuppa

    Gweneira The cards flock her windowsill open-mouthed; sing of one hundred years’ turning. She flips the white sheet back with a fairytale number collects family, in groups, spangling the hospital ward. Her blue eyes hold a watery gaze. You’ll have to come and see me. In drifts, she was born. Over the next field, her father had lambing —small new lungs spiked green … Continue reading Two Poems by Suzanne Iuppa

Two Poems by Liz Lefroy

    Beethoven Haus, Bonn His home is as his mother might’ve kept it – tidied up, waiting. House of a thousand notes and sorrows, he’s already left. He’ll not be back from Vienna this time, and she’s long dead. We find it serious – oil portraits, creaking boards, shuttered windows, facsimile scores behind glass, instruments in cabinets, the Hammerklavier locked up. Here’s his viola … Continue reading Two Poems by Liz Lefroy

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Two Poems by Purabi Bhattacharya

    Then I was not the antagonist in your fiction   Pine needles. The hill breeze. Take me home. It is winter and this has been a while. This silly disorder- nostalgia   On a plateau purple peppered, mountain harebell stare; I remember brushing with my finger on a canvas as catholic as the sky a dreamland underneath the blue, punctuated by flocks of … Continue reading Two Poems by Purabi Bhattacharya