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  November 2017
volume 14 number 2
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  Gary Beck
  Jack G. Bowman
  Sir Mark Bruback
  JR Campbell
  Adrian Ernesto Cepeda
  Darren C Demaree
  Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi
  Raymond Fenech
  Gerda Govine Ituarte
  Grant Guy
  Hedy Habra
  Danielle Harper
  JD Hart
  Tom Irish
  Kait Jensen
  Michael Lee Johnson
  Elisabeth Khan
  Ron Lucas
  Suzanne O'Connell
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  E. Martin Pedersen
  John D Robinson
  Miriam Sagan
  Rishan Singh
  Spencer Smith
  Ann Christine Tabaka
  Viola Weinberg
  Cade Williams
  Terry Wolverton
  Bill Yarrow
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Kait Jensen
November 2017



    kait jensen is a visual artist and musician currently living in the elysian park neighborhood of los angeles, ca. she grew up in a haunted house in new england and spends most of her free time dreaming about the woods and secretly writing poetry.



Summer Meat

In the spring my winter coat had gone
my name softly dissolved
by the false eyes of flowers
and a black dog

as for me, I've been here all along
pearls in the pine needles
black braids buried
like a soft hare sleeping in the snow

braided through the underbrush
like trapper wire, your motel face
turned my bonnet memories
to summer meat and left me

praying for my fingernails
praying for my mother
praying for the soft brown hare
wreaking havoc in the garden

copyright 2017 Kait Jensen