Death Of Melic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Final Issue # XXVII

Selected artwork by Scott Odom

 

 

 

Melic Review

 

 

 

Poetry

Light Verse

Fiction

Essays

Contributors

Editor's Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editor's Note

 


Poetry

Poetry Editor's Notes

Walter Bargen  ** 
In These Times

Christopher Barnes ** 
Things As They Are

 

Kristy Bowen  ** 
Final Night at the Sunset Drive-In

 

Greg Braquet  ** 
Gray Day

Laurie Byro **
Mandolin

 

Jared Carter **
Up In Michigan

CE Chaffin**
The Dead
Mom's Passing
The Anonymous


Srinjay Chakravarti **
At the Time of the Numismatic Transition

Philip Henry Christopher **
I Have Not Heard This Before

 

Debi Cimo **
At the Loom Works

 

Alfred Corn **
Swiss Army Knife

 

Debra Di Blasi **
Diptych

 

Camille Dungy **
Association Copy

 

Taylor Graham **
Isle of the Dead

 

Jessica Harris **
Letter To My Father

 

Bob Hicok **
only somewhat like a carousel
a sky looked at too long

 



Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis
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Fable

Kirsten Kaschock **
A Dutiful Sister Ever Failing
Ache: A Thimbleful

Meg Kearney **
Danny Boy

 

Rachel Mallino **
Knuckle-bone



Frank Matagrano **
The Wind's Odd Needlepoint

 

Cathy McArthur **
I Didn't Finish My Poem About My Brother's Death

 

Michael Mobley **
Love Poem



Richard Newman
**
The Unborn


Chris O'Carroll **
Exit Lines

 

Lee Passarella **
Eye of the Storm

 

Lee Ann Roripaugh **
Loneliness

 

Jim Simmerman **
Night of the Living Dead


Andrew Slattery
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Crossdress

 

Gary Sloboda **
Dr. Laboratti

 

Michael Virga **
Foghorn

Emily Waples **
the brilliance of washington square on its lunch hour


Dara Wier
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On the Other Side of a Waterfall
Without You

 

Michael White **
interim

 

 

 

Light Verse

 

Marcus Bales **
Found Poem -- Out the Window



Norm Ball **
A Night Bird's Guide to the Wee Hours
Anterior Advance


John Grey
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Aftermath


Mark Jackley
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Why I Ate the Chocolate Bar

Lee Passarella **
Too Much

 

 

 

 

Fiction

Fiction Editor's Note

Frank Haberle **
Dancing Santa

Michael Hartford **
Then Worms Shall Try:   Seven Studies in the Efficacy of Andrew Marvell’s "To His Coy Mistress"

 

Charles Lowe **
The State Newscast at 10


V.C. Nash **
Unplugged

 

Essays

Two Essays by Norm Ball
Paper or Plastic
Poetry Couched in the Beyond

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Can V. Yeginsu
Teasing Us Out of Thought: John Keats

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CE Chaffin
T.S Eliot: Four Quartets