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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Month 3:11

In the auto showroom, I estimate

how many petrochemicals

are fueling the yuletide display —

one artificial tree, mid-sized.

 

by Therese L. Broderick

Month 3:10

His answer / could be Yes / could be No / Nay / or / Yea /

He reflects, reviews, opens debate, closes discussion,

his indecision akin to miniblinds (maybe) Venetian.

 

by Therese L. Broderick

Month 3:9

From her kitchen chair, she listens to the wind. Sugar sifter.
From a room upstairs, she listens to the wind. El train.
From the cellar door, she listens to the wind. Penny whistle.
Her only brother, all winter in bed, coughs & coughs & coughs.

 

A four-line fiction by Therese L. Broderick

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today I give thanks for poetry, poets, metaphors, the moon, and more…

  

by Therese L. Broderick

 

 

 

Month 3:8

Week by week, wind wears away the masks

of forest leaves, exposing the ravaged heads,

those enormous vacant nests.

 

by Therese L. Broderick

 

 

Month 3:7 (Blue Moon)

Be among peoples who believe their future

crouches behind them, not yet seen or heard; and

their past splays before them, already known.

Look, listen, to their otherwise animal:


by Therese L. Broderick


Month 3:6

Still trembling in the lady spider’s web —

the balled tummies of eight daddy long-legs.

She danced with the stars, outstepping every one.

 

Therese L. Broderick

 

 

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