Poetry Drawer: School Bus: Fifth Grade: The Day I Got My Timing Down: Kissed-Off: Français Firsts by D. R. James

School Bus When its arched brow risesfrom behind the country hill,snub-nosed, a grinfor a grill, you rememberyou’re in second grade. There’s Cindy’s old yellow dogfeigning outrage at your passing van,his bark and lunge peteringto that bored, panting trot.And there the … Continue reading

Poetry Drawer: A line from Catherine Deneuve: The Pound Cantos CENTO V: J7 on the selection list: The doors by Mark Young

A line from Catherine Deneuve I live way out. It gets realquiet. Little random adjust-ments have been made tokeep me there, & filmed in one continuous shot. Peoplein these small municipalitiesoften pass the time in strangemixes of activities — juggling … Continue reading

Poetry Drawer: The Apparition/ Anchor (For Berjouhi) / Amends/ A Student’s Reminiscences by Dr. Susie Gharib

Dr. Susie Gharib is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde.Her poetry and fiction have appeared in The Curlew, A New Ulster,Straylight Magazine, Down in the Dirt, The Ink Pantry, thePennsylvania Literary Journal, Mad Swirl, Leaves of Ink, the AvalonLiterary … Continue reading