Category Archives: Poetry

  1. Each house in twilight, its own

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    December 22, 2020 by The Citron Review

    by C M Taylor   small country: bordered & boarded up invisibly against the outside, alien. When strangers cross our …
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  2. Ascent of the Blessed (c. 1505-1515)

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    December 22, 2020 by The Citron Review

    by James Kelly Quigley   How can I describe it? More liquid than electric. Coals gleamed like eyes. It kept …
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  3. Invisible Rhythm

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    December 22, 2020 by The Citron Review

    by Adam Day   I don’t always trust the sanity of my  vessel. Roof sitting over the city; lost my …
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  4. Crooked Fever

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    December 22, 2020 by The Citron Review

    by Adam Day   In Louisville we tie hemp rope around major general Breckinridge’s neck, the separation from plinth gesturing …
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  5. witness

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    December 22, 2020 by The Citron Review

    by Sheila Dong   you saw a lightship full of people with bodies like lilies. you saw a tree full …
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  6. Notes on the Micros

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    December 20, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Crack the classroom windows, even though the air is freezing. Prop the door to get that science-approved cross ventilation. Gasp …
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  7. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    December 20, 2020 by The Citron Review

    This fall has been good for reading. At semester’s end, I am fortunate to have time to reread old favorites …
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  8. On Triumph

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    by Colin Bailes   I keep wondering if I am the shore the waves crash roughly across, or the waves, …
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  9. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    As I write this note for the fall issue, pileated woodpeckers are destroying my house. Beautiful creatures they are, and …
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  10. Notes on the Micros

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Sometimes we blow the bubble. It has to be big enough to hold us in. To keep the unwanted realities …
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[Unidentified little girl dressed in winter clothing with hand muff, standing], Emery R. Gard, 1865-1870, J. Paul Getty Museum

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