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Issue 5: October 2020
Cherita: 15 words
Senryu: 10 words
Cherita: 19 words
By Cynthia Anderson

Three Micro-Poems

 

gentrification

new neighbors drive
Mercedes
and Teslas

what we moved here
to steer clear from

 

 

road to ruin
thinking about you
I take a detour

 

 

in my life
I’ve seen a comet
or two

at ungodly hours

now I’m willing
to wait 7,000 years

Cynthia Anderson
Issue 5, October 2020

lives in the Mojave Desert. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, 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. She is the author of nine poetry collections and co-editor of the anthology A Bird Black As the Sun: California Poets on Crows & Ravens.

Author’s website: www.cynthiaandersonpoet.com

 
 
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