Painting for the Wind by Yoko Ono, 1961

ire’ne lara silva  “poem for my kidney

Elizabeth Kirkpatrick-Vrenios “Dawn/Dusk”


Noreen Graf “Playing Dead”

Maribel Sanchez “Between Rocks and Hard Places”

V.C. McCabe “from Ophelia”


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