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Ascent Aspirations Magazine Friday's Poems March 17, 2017 Cover Art: Apocalypse by Patricia Carroll Friday's Poems will be published weekly. Submissions are now open. Send your work to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once We Were I conjure the ancestors from the furry-faced curious-eyed recently tail-less to the fair- visaged, large-brained gifted and endowed peoples who rule all far-flung arcs of a round and shrinking world, now at the end of our predominance--- air, land and water more hostile than before. We left oceans, trees and caves, rampaged and ransacked, justified the spoil with new versions of god, forgetting veneration of the feminine force of nature, the fertile and nourishing, now demeaned, suppressed. Because we arrogantly turn from lessons of harmony we are doomed to disappear, supplanted by robotic versions of our once promising yet vulnerable human being. Katherine L. Gordon is a rural Ontario poet, publisher, author, editor, judge and reviewer. She is an award winning writer whose works have been published internationally, translated into several languages. Her latest book Landscapes, poems from the seasons of Ontario’s soul, Cyclamens and Swords Press, was reviewed in Canadian Stories summer edition 2016, a collaboration with James Deahl.
Ozymandias left debris on desert sand wife still looks for him
Sue Littleton: A Texan, Sue Littleton lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has published 18 books of poetry, 12 of them bilingual. Her poems have appeared in anthologies and literary magazines on-line, as well as printed anthologies in the U.S., Canada, Australia, England, and other countries. Her bilingual epic poem Corn Woman, now in 3rd edition, the history of corn in the Americas, has received critical acclaim.
digs into the crotch of trees the house a cold boat My baby gone pasted to a hill in Colorado I said I didn't need him, a lie I only use it and the rain the way it beats a code to get here, to say oh please love hurry
Lyn Lifshin: New books include Knife Edge & Absinthe: the Tango poems;For the Roses, poems for Joni Mitchell, All The Poets Who Touched Me; A Girl Goes Into The Woods; Malala, Tangled as the Alphabet: The Istanbul Poems. : Secretariat: The Red Freak, The Miracle; Malala and Femina Eterna: Enheduanna, Scheherazade and Nefertiti; Stained Glass, Maple Leaves. web site:www.lynlifshin.com coming soon Degas’ Little Dancer , The Silk Road, Winter Poems and an update to my Gale Research Series LIPS, BLUES, BLUE LIPS:ON THE OUTSIDE, and aliveasaloadedgun