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

Maureen Kingston

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A Wishbone Kind of Love

He lifts her, en pointe,
above his head.

Their pas de deux
a tangle of desire
and trench warfare,

bayonets crossing,
breast to breastplate.

Acute angles strain,
threaten to snap
their fragile junction.