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Issue 6: January 2021
Ekphrastic Cherita: 34 words
By Gary S. Rosin

The Glory of the Gods

 

Long ago, Hermes 
guarded the squares of Athens, 
watched from street corners. 
 
Today, they dug up his bust, 
found him tucked into a niche, 
 
still guarding a storm sewer.

 

 

—After an article, Ancient Bust of Greek God Hermes Found During Work on Athens’ Sewage System, by Isis Davis-Marks in Smithsonian Magazine (18 November 2020)

Gary S. Rosin’s
Issue 6, January 2021

poetry and haiga have appeared, or are forthcoming, in various literary and poetry magazines such as Concho River Review, Failed Haiku, Harbinger Asylum, KYSO Flash, MacQueen’s Quinterly, Poetry24, The Legal Studies Forum, and Visions International; as well as in several anthologies, including Faery Footprints (Fae Corp Publishing), Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga (Dos Gatos Press), Texas Poetry Calendar (Kallisto Gaia Press), Untameable City: Poems on the Nature of Houston (Mutabilis Press), and elsewhere.

His poem “Viewing the Dead” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Two of his poems appear in Silent Waters, photographs by George Digalakis (Athens, 2017). He is the author of two chapbooks, Standing Inside the Web (Bear House Publishing, 1990) and Fire and Shadows (Legal Studies Forum, 2008) (offprint). Selections of Gary’s poetry and photography can be found on his website, 4P Creations: http://4pcreations.com

 
 
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