Tag Archives: Elegies for Poets

Four Poems by Alan Chazaro

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Border Semantics
By Alan Chazaro

Human Tsunami is a phrase used by politicians to explain a wave of refugees
             fleeing one
country’s coast for another. It’s a sudden crash of corpses in San Francisco; a crest
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‘Frank Stanford sitting on a cumulonimbus near the gate that bypasses Purgatory,’ by Richard H. Fox

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Frank Stanford sitting on a cumulonimbus near the gate that bypasses Purgatory
By Richard H. Fox

— It wasn’t a dream it was a flood — Frank Stanford, poet (1948-1978)

I need a wingman to watch my back
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‘To Francisco Guevara, poet, longboarder,’ by Karlo Sevilla 

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To Francisco Guevara, poet, longboarder (- 28 November 2014)
By Karlo Sevilla 

I don’t know you: 

Was surfing and by chance rode the ad for “The Reddest Herring,” 
to be launched on your first death anniversary.

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