fiction, poetry, a little craziness & more           March 2011
Gemini  Magazine
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DAVID MOHAN
"THE LAZARUS DREAM"
There were too many voices, too many
cheers like a squad when a plane hits
with rations. But they kept coming,
whole armies of them, each one
strangely penitent, apologetic
for being gone so long   
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MAB JONES
"THE THREE COATS"
Like three princesses they
lived/In the dark of my
mother’s wardrobe./Our
future selves, we   
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BILL MARABLE
"EPIPHANY
AT THE ARAB STORE"
Down on luck and short on
change/He showed me a sign
man it was strange   
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HONORABLE
MENTION
SMOKEY MILES
"WHEN JESUS CAME TO
HOLLYWOOD"
What’s the Movie, what’s the Plot?
No one cared, the Property
was hot   
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STEPHEN JOSEPH
"THE HYPOCRITE AND THE
ORPHANAGE"
All the clothes that don’t fit
all the toys that don’t work
are dumped at the Bishop   
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LESLIE KING
"MISSILE"
Leaning like a tower
Waiting to unleash
My destructive power
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MORE NEW WORK
POEM
"IN THE VAL ROSANDRA"
by Marguerite Bouvard
Butterflies greet us, writing their
calligraphy in the air, on the river’s
low murmur.   
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SHORT STORY
"ALL WE ARE"
by M.V. Montgomery
I need to concentrate because the
new voice is about to make its
public debut. When I hit the
refrain, it really catches   
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MICRO FICTION
"'TWISTED' & OTHER
MICRO TALES"
by Len Kuntz
She coughs up nickels and dimes
and sea shell horns. She’s seen
how the bulimics do it.   
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Photo: David Bright
"We are here to
drink beer. We are
here to kill war."
—Charles Bukowski