Monthly Archives: June 2014

Fruita Pulp: Issue #4 July/August 2014

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June 30, 2014
Fruita Pulp Issue 4

  Fruita Pulp: Issue #4 July/August 2014 Poems By: A. Minetta Gould Jeff Alessandrelli Ernest Hilbert Robert Gibbons Jessica Millnitz Amanda Silbernagel David Rothman Frank H. Coons Gregory Crosby Justin Boening Interview: Jack Collom Interviewed by Robert King Essay: Arduity: Paying Attention To Paul Celan by John Armstrong  


Cinder (i-iii) by A. Minetta Gould

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June 30, 2014
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  A. Minetta Gould was raised in the Mittens by a beautician and crane operator. She is the author of four chapbooks, most recently MASS. from The New Megaphone. Please contact her via email at aminettagould@gmail.com.


Four Poems by Jeff Alessandrelli

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June 30, 2014
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Four Poems by Jeff Alessandrelli    “The fox condemns the trap, not himself.” -William Blake Hold your own hand, be your own pet. No paradise is lost. No paradise is lost that cannot be reimagined by the swerve of a new lover’s sudden approach. As a man William Blake believed himself to be immortal and […]


Four Poems by Ernest Hilbert

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June 30, 2014
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Photo by Niamh O’Connell Four Poems by Ernest Hilbert   Penrose Diner New Year’s Day By dawn, the year’s emptied out, exhausted. The stadiums loom like freighters in the fog. One well-lit stronghold never locks its doors. Here, nothing will end or start. Through frosted Windows, we watch a red, three-legged dog Roll in the […]


Two Poems by Robert Gibbons

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June 30, 2014
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  Two Poems by Robert Gibbons   continue to the archives (for Maya Angelou) maybe, it is the same reason when my grandmother combs her silvery locks she would not throw it outside from fear the birds would take it away in every strand; every follicle I am part of and as real as that […]


Four Poems by Jessica Millnitz

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June 30, 2014
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Portrait by Emi Winter.   Four Poems by Jessica Millnitz   There are whole species, underground or nocturnally, little amphibians in caves, turning white in dark oceans, without light to see. We know it takes time for a sense to change and even more to evolve out; it takes thousands of generations to lose our […]


Two Poems by Amanda Silbernagel

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June 30, 2014
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  Two Poems by Amanda Silbernagel   Fair Verona Drop your weapons, she says. I say I don’t have any. You’re lying, she says. I say Jesus, I’m sorry. My story so simple I’m ashamed. * At eighteen you rose, threw on your flannel, and snuck out with your wicked stepdad’s pistol, and some plans. […]


Three Poems by David J. Rothman

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June 30, 2014
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  Three Poems by David J. Rothman   A Fire A hand is burning. It is really burning. And now it is burning. I say a hand is burning And even as you read these words A hand is still burning. The skin hangs in bubbling strips, The knuckles are becoming visible Like lumps of […]


Two Poems by Justin Boening

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June 30, 2014
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  Two Poems by Justin Boening   The Bitter End At the base of the lobby stairs in that posh hotel The Bitter End I call out for a bellhop, “Show yourself, you coward,” then see one napping on a bench in front of a player piano, looking puny in a floppy sailor’s suit, white […]


Three Poems by Frank H. Coons

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June 30, 2014
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  Three Poems by Frank H. Coons   Eventually/Entropy I will wait where the shadows of tall spruce, spreading east across the meadow, bisect two small ponies pawing the turf. Here , I will observe the dissolution, where the earth rests near the mint- scented river that oxbows its way south, cutting one bank then […]


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