Author Archives: stevieslaw

In the Distance

My poem, In the Distance, is in the current issue of The Big Windows Review. Here is the poem: In the Distance We speak soseldom now—phone shysince childhood and the milesbetween usseem to multiplywith the years. Rememberwheneach newday greeted uslikea … Continue reading

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What the Old Want

My poem, What the Old Want, is up on the Bluebird Word. Fun one to write. Not much—friendsand familyI suppose—for short visitsinvolving mealsat restaurantswith tablecloths,or something sumptuoussimmered for hoursover a low flame. How about a weekwithout a visitto a doctoror … Continue reading

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Brothers

I have two poems in the current issue of Evening Street Review, number 35, Autumn 2012. Here is the first: Brothers That was the summerit wouldn’t stop raining. The summer my brotherand I discovered tropical fishin a shop on Hegeman … Continue reading

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Remember

My poem, Remember, is in the current issue of Rat’s Ass Review. Here is the poem: REMEMBER Sky more brown than bluelike Kansasbefore Dorothy was whisked away. Remember when theycame for himand you learnedthe damage stones could do? Air so … Continue reading

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Street View

My poem, Street View, was just published by Red Weather (MinnSU Moorhead). Here is the poem: Street View I never thoughtI’d make my wayback home—like some crossbetween a voyeurand a homing pigeon. It hasn’t changedmuch— a few storefrontsare gone. Goodbyehardware … Continue reading

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Irish Exit

Just published on Panoply, “The magnificent seven,”George would proclaimalthough I warned himagain and again that crowing wassure to jinx us.We had been a crewsince early childhood— back when crawling was more rewardingthen the two-step flop.In our twenties, we had our … Continue reading

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Peace, Peace will Come/ Minor Losses

I have two poems on the Write Launch. Here they are: Peace, Peace will Come It is ofteneasier to writethe landscapewithout the pollution of people.This hillsidewas oncewild with color Can youimagine it? Today, the violetsthat took residencein the shell casingsbloomed— … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Series

Some poetry and music up on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN5xsYC2Z_E5yD506CfzZJQ

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Menagerie

My poem, Menagerie, is in the current issue of MacQueens Quinterly. It was a fun one to right. Here is the poem: Menagerie Right up to the dayhe died my brother couldmake me laugh. He wasmy Wikipedia. But even he … Continue reading

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Accidie and Poetry

I have two poems, Accidie and Poetry, up at the Lothlorien Poetry Journal. Here they are: Accidie These daysI take tothe river. Isn’t thatwhat the wisewould have us do?.I bringa pad and penalthough it’s been monthssince I’ve writtenand longer still … Continue reading

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