Monthly Archives: May 2015

Fruita Pulp: Issue #9 May/June

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May 5, 2015
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  Fruita Pulp: Issue #9 May/June Sarah Bartlett Caroline Cabrera Jason Bradford Emily O’Neill Joe Milazzo Scherezade Siobhan Vincent Poturica Isabelle Davis Andrew Sargus Klein Mark Meneses An Interview With Ali Znaidi Marginalia: Jack Mueller’s Amor Fati by Danny Rosen Review: Stationed Near the Gateway by Margaret Bashaar Chapbook: Tandem by Dalton Day      


Two Poems by Sarah Bartlett

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May 5, 2015
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    Being From Here   Are we really afraid of the dog buried under the shed reaching out its bones for a touch Being alone isn’t a final gesture What I really want is the resurrection of everyone I ever loved I would put them in a room and never go inside Death the […]


from PRUSSIAN BLUE by Caroline Cabrera

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May 5, 2015
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    from PRUSSIAN BLUE     Summon all unfounded feelings and name them Prussian blue. Imagine them as a thick sweet smoke in a small glass house or imagine them as a cat. Know these specters have a shape and occupy space; everything crawling inside you is real. Is pressured.   *    I […]


A Poem For My Mom by Jason Bradford

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May 5, 2015
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          Jason Bradford currently resides in Wilmington, NC, where he is an MFA candidate at UNCWilmington. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Laurel Review, Similar:Peaks::, Jellyfish Magazine, and Four Chambers. Final Thursday Press published his chapbook, The Inhabitants.      


Two Poems by Emily O’Neill

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May 5, 2015
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    please don’t him them     bent / heat / who hurt the roots & grew up crooked / lead   melted into water tells the future / better than rising sun / gold drips   molten before filigree / before getting bent / alchemy   tries at godhood but can’t make the […]


A Hearth Full of Demagogues [Incendios En El Hogar] by Joe Milazzo

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May 5, 2015
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    A Hearth Full of Demagogues [Incendios En El Hogar]   Gates of iron gild the ringing of your foreign village, chambers scented with cornmeal no longer yours to diagram.   Not with rivers dreaming there in the forgotten flesh of guavas, sour as Wednesday’s optimisms.   Or a sleeping world’s edge numbered among […]


Two poems by Scherezade Siobhan

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May 5, 2015
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    come palabra   say roma and birthright the rhotic r. let it mother   your chest’s cradle in a jaguar gnarr.   blindfold the bullet. bring a gypsy to viva voce the genocide.   come, lingua obscura, busking in the basilicas   lulling the skull altar behind a colony of candlewax.   your […]


Two poems by Vincent Poturica

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May 5, 2015
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    The Blue Collar Of My Shirt   The road under the headlights became a film about time, and I couldn’t find your hand.   The Happy Birthday song became a chant about death, and you shuddered in our bed.   I talk to my fears because I can’t see them, and you talk […]


heavy petting by isabelle davis

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May 5, 2015
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    heavy petting   on the greyhound i read a book by a rapist who i knew was a rapist and i could feel he was a rapist in his poems and i finished the whole thing in an hour and i texted you because you had given me the book so that i […]


Two poems by Andrew Sargus Klein

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May 5, 2015
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    John Nycum at the ledge     Hammer on, hammer off—the valley breaks with sun again—the pinch of an octave split a mile wide around the sweet sting of nickel and brass:   rain husks itself into the shadow of koras and coastlines   the wooden houses painted endlessly off white —from the […]


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