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Fiction

A selection of two poems by Dustin Hoffman

Pretend Everything’s Pretend How am I supposed to succeed In a world so fake Obsessed with cheap antics Made to persuade Another worthless product Another dollar to be made Sold to fickle people As way to evade Away from their lives Away from their problems A shiny piece of plastic To maintain a bubble-wrapped life…

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Fiction

Coconut Tree by Saint Soldier

Close your eyes and put aside your pride as you enter your center. The mentor you need is indeed your center so heed his intent and you’re never defeated. Conceited, you’re sent to repent and you will — the aim is restraining your brain and being still so take what you will from the words…

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Fiction

A selection of 3 poems by Katie Stobbart

Weed-whacking Knee-deep in the yard full of weeds, I contemplate familial obligation; even months after those weeds are dormant, roots sleeping underground, the sound of whirring, the wet green fleck of stems furring my legs resists forgetting. Beheading the dandelions requires a firm grip holding the spin and slice at arm’s length. Those tiny plastic…

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