shot glass
Issue # 6 January 2012
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Brian Zimmer currently lives in Canada, writing from the Niagara Escarpment in southern Ontario. His work has appeared in various print and online journals including "Gusts", "Modern English Tanka", "Everyday Poets", "Moria" & "Eratio". He regularly posts poems at his blog "Kirigirisu" (

Brian Zimmer

Page 1 | 2

The Kiss



This one
I could have loved
(whatever that might mean),
the lion beautiful before
it feeds.