Category Archives: Poetry

  1. Hunger

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    December 22, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Sher Ting   饭1 and 烦2 Funny how two words phoneticised the same in Chinese but meant vastly different …
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  2. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    December 22, 2021 by The Citron Review

    When I think about the poems of Citron’s winter issue, one word that comes to mind is curiosity. Curiosity, I …
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  3. Notes on the Micros

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    December 22, 2021 by The Citron Review

      Today I’m going to a house between 10am and 4pm to pick up a bottle of award-winning marinade. It …
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  4. There’s no answer to the way the body remembers

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Peter Grandbois   The pain in your hip dipping like a swallow over the grass The ache in your …
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  5. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    The gerund moving and the infinitive to move have different connotations. Moving conjures a range of pathos, from how-exciting-it-is-to-be-getting-out-of-here! or to-someplace-new! …
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  6. Estrogen Gives and Estrogen Takes

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Megan Lim   I The winter is greying upon us, prying its way in. We pray for snow, for …
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  7. Cuts

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Cate McGowan   Today, I fashion a scarf from your seven braids,  weave a coverlet of sorrows. The warp: …
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  8. Falling Is the Deadest Thing (a cento)

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Cate McGowan   All day long, we are in love with water. I don’t want to say anything. What …
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  9. Notes on the Micros

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    Out here in our beloved Western city, it was a hard year to grow anything. Our apartment’s patio was hopeful …
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  10. (who) (what) (when) (where) (why) template

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Beth Gordon   china cupboard mouse/attic mockingbird the changing light ignored/the nearest star swallowed/the furthest star impaled/ (confront the …
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Sunflower

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sunflower." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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