Special Issue: Order of Chaos

Special Issue: Order of Chaos

First Place Moondust Lynn Finger — Second Place Masks Edison Jennings — Third Place On the end of my line Stuart Sinclair — Jubilee Caitlin M.S. Buxbaum Dusk Kevin Flanagan Mermaid Tail Lynn Finger Life and Times Unimaginable Lakshman...

Moondust

Lynn Finger You say you saw the planets form,you say you talk to deaf beetles.You say you have an extra collarbone,you say you can sing with the coyotes.But do they sing with you?  I have been to Las Vegas & Madrid,I haven’t seen planets form, but a cocoon.I have...

Masks

Edison Jennings The Greeks wore them to amplify drama, like Oedipus learning he wacked his papa and not long aftermarried his mama, this double shot of damning data condemning him as persona non grata.  I have named this form the do-si-do-si  (like the square-dance...

On the end of my line

Stuart Sinclair I’ve chopped up several stockfish – well, sonnets -This month, like the pike who his own ate,Frankensteined new ones, thinking, ‘He’s on it!’ Been casting a fine line, too, in hope to so netSpecimen words. They sense the...

Jubilee

Caitlin M.S. Buxbaum What I have to celebrateis both abundance and lack:fullness of faith in the faceof vague “alternative facts,”absence of illness and death.Hope is my dear shibboleth —dearer than all I possess. Difficult as life may be,I still cherish every...