"Poetry, Mister Editor! Kitties, peoples, and even puppies need their poetry, and! their treats, Mister Editor!!"
Yes, noble assistants! And let's begin with two poems by Matthew Banash, Charlotte, North Carolina...
Blue heron mid-stream
His reflection shimmering
Autumn winds swirl
Leaves scattering, falling
Not one returns home.
poet Ed Markowski, Auburn Hills, Michigan...
deserted beach I am the driftwood I walk past
painting the fence white the painter paints a purple peony
poet Judith Partin-Nielsen, Longmont, Colorado...
M edicine Buddhas
A rise in endless space as