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Christopher Bursk: The Day Everything Changed

I do not remember the exact date,
but I won’t forget the smell of rain still in the screen door
and the man on the other side
trying to catch his breath

December 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Christopher Bursk: The Necropolis of Tarquinius

We’d just discovered a new word—necropolis—
and now we wanted a city of the dead
of our own. But it was too hard digging life-size
trenches, so we settled for the flower garden
our mother wouldn’t need anymore.

October 28, 2021 · 2 Comments

Steve Nolan: With Aeneas in a Time of Plague by Christopher Bursk | Review

With Aeneas in a Time of Plague by Christopher Bursk Ragged Sky Press (July 5, 2021) $15.00. 98 pages . I believe every poet has a good reason why they … Continue reading

September 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Christopher Bursk: The Plague in Early Spring

The first week in the first year of the plague,
when we told ourselves there was no plague,
the flowers were more than willing
to confirm our opinion.

September 7, 2021 · 2 Comments

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