Tag: lisa olstein poem

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Featured Poem: My Only Life

By Lisa Olstein I have arrived in a place I think I will stay for a while. My shadow is cast before me by the paleness of a certain star after the moon is down. It won’t last long–another week, maybe two. It’s like nothing I’ve seen. Night floats through watery light. People step out at a certain hour. At first I didn’t know … Read More Featured Poem: My Only Life

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Featured Poem: If it Ever Happens That the Fire Goes Out

By Lisa Olstein Someone I love has died. I am certain, but I cannot tell who. A bird that sounds like a cuckoo calls the hours like an old clock, only not the hours we mean. I think I see into each day, but it is every thing in its turn reflecting the sky, tossing back what it is shown. Through the window, an … Read More Featured Poem: If it Ever Happens That the Fire Goes Out