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Issue 14: August 2022
Micro-Poem: 33 words
By Eva Eliav


near our window 

the small corpse 
of a magpie 

by a net hung 
to discourage pigeons 

one day 
a friend flutters by 
clings for a moment 

to visit 

or to feed 


—From Corporeal, the author’s chapbook in progress

Eva Eliav
Issue 14, August 2022

received an honours BA in English Language and Literature from The University of Toronto. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared in numerous literary journals, including Room, The St. Ann’s Review, Emrys Journal, Ilanot Review, Flashquake, The Apple Valley Review, Horizon Review, The Enchanted Conversation, Stand, Constellations, Minyan, One Art, Gyroscope, and Fictive Dream. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks: Eve (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2019) and One Summer Day (Kelsay Books, 2021).

More on the Web: By, About, and Beyond

The War Zone, microfiction by Eva Eliav in Reflex Fiction (19 April 2018)

Chocolates, microfiction in The Ilanot Review (Volume 3, Number 2, Autumn 2011)

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