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Randi Ward

Randi Ward

Randi Ward is a writer, translator, lyricist and photographer from West Virginia. She earned her MA in Cultural Studies from the University of the Faroe Islands and is a recipient of The American-Scandinavian Foundation's Nadia Christensen Prize. Ward is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee whose work has appeared in Asymptote, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cimarron Review, World Literature Today and other publications.

Cattails

Mangy
cattails twitch—
a bullfrog
skitters off
ripples
of sunlight.

Broomsedge

Sweeping snowy
hillsides ablaze
at dusk—
my fingertips
burn.

Callous

Summers
squandered
marching
barefoot
across plots
of sun-spurred
stones.

Windfalls

Overripe
silences
nobody
can stomach—
waiting
for worms.

Poetry

Jeff Burt

Jeff Burt
Boathouse

Poetry

Kristene Brown

Kristene Brown
Mugshot of Grandma

Poetry

James Lineberger

James Lineberger
There Comes a Time