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Issue 11: January 2022
Micro-Poem: 35 words
Split Sequence
By Cynthia Anderson

Yin/Yang

 
good feng shui 

lost koan 
you never know 
what you missed 

fu dogs guarding 

friend or foe 
a fragile line 
easily crossed 

the doorstep 

post-betrayal 
the years it takes 
to move on 

 

Cynthia Anderson
Issue 11, January 2022

has ten poetry books in print, most recently The Missing Peace (Velvet Dusk Publishing, 2021). Her poems frequently appear in journals and anthologies, including Spillway, Crab Creek Review, Apercus, Askew, San Pedro River Review, Mojave River Review, The Coil, and Split Rock Review, among others. Her work has been nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. In 2020, she took up short-form poetry and has been exploring haiku, senryu, cherita, and related forms.

Cynthia is co-editor of the anthology A Bird Black As the Sun: California Poets on Crows & Ravens (Green Poet Press). She makes her home in the Mojave Desert near Joshua Tree National Park.

Author’s website: www.cynthiaandersonpoet.com

 
 
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