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Featured Poem: The Kiss

By Scott Challener THE CLOUDS ACHIEVE a storm. The trees achieve a branching, some buds. The bee achieves the vertiginous act of pollen transport. But what we have made is not achievement, not beauty. The way, invisibly, the cane communicates with the stamen of the floribunda rose— these are not our channels, not our despites. Their disregard for us, who stand near them awkward and … Read More Featured Poem: The Kiss