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Issue 18: 29 Apr. 2023
Micro-Poem: 24 words
By Janice Alper

Two Bucks of Happiness

Spring has sprung 
the grass is riz. 
Trader Joe’s is where 
the daffodils iz. 
Their yellow blooms 
bring such happyniz. 

Janice Alper,
Issue 18 (29 April 2023)

an active octogenarian, writes poems, personal essays, and memoirs when she’s not traveling all over the world, or looking at the sunsets at La Jolla Shores. Her poems have appeared in The San Diego Poetry Annual, A Year in Ink, and Bards Against Hunger. Her essays have been published locally in San Diego in Shaking the Tree and nationally in IWWG Network, 2022. Follow her (not on the beach) at:


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