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Issue # 8 September 2012
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

David W. Landrum


Face to Face With My Lover on Danito's Anniversary

Monks recite sutras for their dead sensei.
Their modulated voices dip and sway.
That afternoon, I fuck you, and I can't
help smile: your moaning mocks their measured chant.

—–from the Japanese of an unnamed writer