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The Faded Image, James Wickliff Jan 1961

The Faded Image, James Wickliff

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Like childbirth, these clever creations Need much strength of solitude, A little agony of rent energy, And as great a promise...


Obachan, Geraldine Segawa Jan 1961

Obachan, Geraldine Segawa

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I stood just outside of Grandma's bedroom. I could feel the palms of my hands become moist with perspiration...


The Naked Chain, Ronald L. Neuhaus Jan 1961

The Naked Chain, Ronald L. Neuhaus

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It is not often that I think of this. Only when I am alone, as out on the southwester plains, standing beside the gray pavement stretching deep into the horizon which is my life...


The Oldest Irishman, Tom Harkin Jan 1961

The Oldest Irishman, Tom Harkin

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I took two bottles of cold beer from the refrigerator, opened them carefully so they wouldn't foam, and stepped outside...


Harmony, Larry Bower Jan 1961

Harmony, Larry Bower

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The creatures of the forest had always justifiably boasted of their musical abilities...


To Be A Wife, Avis Lettow Jan 1961

To Be A Wife, Avis Lettow

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Carolyn Fairchild, an attractive woman of forty-eight, stepped from the elevator and walked down the carpeted hall to her apartment...


Credo For The Seasons, James Wickliff Jan 1961

Credo For The Seasons, James Wickliff

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I would write with the wind in my hand: I would smash with foamy fists of waves At the fracturing ice of spring, And lift the mallows in the marsh;...


Pizza, Anthony R. Downey Jan 1961

Pizza, Anthony R. Downey

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Man, if there's anything that bugs me more than this pizza making bit during a Saturday night rush, I'm sure I don't know what it is...


Adios, Nancy Johnston Jan 1961

Adios, Nancy Johnston

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Even at eleven o'clock in the evening the winding streets of Acupulco were teeming with happy Mexicans...


Mother And God, Edna Henry Jan 1961

Mother And God, Edna Henry

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"Got any gum, Willie?" He squinted down at me from the top of the ladder where he was listlessly pushing a wet rage across a window pane...


Haiku, George Hopkins Jan 1961

Haiku, George Hopkins

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Old idealist Re-named the cynic, cries for His lost illusions


Don't Send A Boy, George Hopkins Jan 1961

Don't Send A Boy, George Hopkins

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The sun was just lowering itself over the Korean hills. The faint red tinge of day's-end was changing to a more chill blue-gray...


Haiku, George Hopkins Jan 1961

Haiku, George Hopkins

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I stood up to speak. The crowd's hearing stuttered, so I sat down again...


A Drop Of Rain, Tom Harkin Jan 1961

A Drop Of Rain, Tom Harkin

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Walter Baxter gently closed the book he was reading and placed it on the bookcase beside his chair. For a few minutes he stroked his chin and stared at his slipper-covered feet resting on the ottoman...


Haiku, George Hopkins Jan 1961

Haiku, George Hopkins

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Set between doing And glorifying the done. Summer menopause...


Dust And Lemonade, Isabelle Lyon Jan 1961

Dust And Lemonade, Isabelle Lyon

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The window was closed against the still summer heat. The air was heavy with expectancy. The old man stood at the west parlor window holding the soft lace curtain to one side with a square hand...


About Face, Edna Henry Jan 1961

About Face, Edna Henry

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"Always dreaming! Do you think you can bring the cows in alone or must we send someone along to keep you awake?"...


Image, James Wickliff Jan 1961

Image, James Wickliff

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The day, a gray doe in the dawn,...


March, Bruce Butterfield Jan 1961

March, Bruce Butterfield

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Iron-gray sunless day, Opaque coat of clouds, Tree bodies dark with wet, Sidewalks cold with wet,...


Winter Dream, Bruce Butterfield Jan 1961

Winter Dream, Bruce Butterfield

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It was snowing. The lacy flakes made an eerie pattern of dancing light in the warm glow of the street lamps...


Fire, James Wickliff Jan 1961

Fire, James Wickliff

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Fire- light, warmth, destruction; all these, and yet another- attraction...


Cold Pastoral, Ted Kooser Jan 1961

Cold Pastoral, Ted Kooser

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Beneath these weeds, within this swollen knoll, Entwined by rasping roots, a somber mole...


Change, James Wickliff Jan 1961

Change, James Wickliff

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Gulls burned black in the red of the setting sun scream overhead, turned white...


The Window, Ralph T. Schneider Jan 1961

The Window, Ralph T. Schneider

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It was several minutes before two when the old man unfolded his hands and rested them lightly on the wheels of his chair...


I Have A Big White Block, Nancy Nichols Jan 1961

I Have A Big White Block, Nancy Nichols

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I have a big white block. It's mine and I love it. It's just like me- when I'm happy (and I mostly am) it bursts into yellow...


Discovery, John Gordon Jan 1961

Discovery, John Gordon

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Jimmy followed cautiously as Buddy scrambled over the stacks of old magazines inside the stairway door, and then climbed the steep, narrow stairs...


Two-Twenty, Ronald L. Neuhaus Jan 1961

Two-Twenty, Ronald L. Neuhaus

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The sixth hour of hogs was rolling by me. Men were working on hogs all around me. The single track that held the hogs suspended curved in front of me and in back of me...


The Onion, Dorothy Carlson Jan 1961

The Onion, Dorothy Carlson

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The Way, Tom Harkin Jan 1961

The Way, Tom Harkin

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Dreary, dark, and dusky street Ill-lighted by the single lamp, Why cover yourself this night With a heavy veil of Hades' mist?...


The Touch Of Genius, Bob Boston Jan 1961

The Touch Of Genius, Bob Boston

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Tony got off the bus and began to walk the four blocks to Mrs. Gould's house. It was usually a short walk, his long, slim legs, rolling smoothly over the concrete...