..:: CONTENTS ::..

   Volume IX, Issue I

..:: POETRY ::..

..:: PROSE ::..
..:: OTHER ::..

..:: ETC ::..
   Contributor's Notes

..:: ARCHIVES ::..
   Volume I, Issue I
   Volume I, Issue II
   Volume II, Issue I
   Volume II, Issue II
   Volume III, Issue I
   Volume III, Issue II
   Volume IV, Issue I
   Volume IV, Issue II
   Volume V, Issue I
   Volume V, Issue II
   Volume VI, Issue I
   Volume VI, Issue II
   Volume VII, Issue I
   Volume VII, Issue II
   Volume VIII, Issue I


Winter Daylight
Sheila Murphy


Be my legato among the cold white trees,
the sketched gray branches,
trunks perpendicular to a dark,
remembered river.

Each distinct melodic tone draws to the next
in the foreground of a scatterplot,
that needs a higher plane,
to decipher patterned ease and purity,

an evenly sustained release
of shortest silences between sounds,
that they may foster voiced relay
of shared reach,

a conjoined sight reading
toward a brighter sound
of measured flight.



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