Wait and Other Poems

By Zhihua Wang Wait Arrive early to check in, wait for the nurse to call your name, wait for the doctor to come into the room. I brought a book, but never bothered to open. Mind strains like an alarm is to ring, a sentence to be announced. Wait to take the test, wait for … Continue reading Wait and Other Poems

Summer Haiku

By Dianne Mortiz hydrangea bushes show off their big, blue blooms a praying mantis beach body surfing tumbling in fierce waves landing on packed sand scents wafting from the snack shack craving hot dogs seaside beach club oysters and tequila drunk on love walking by the bay a cast of fiddler crabs scuttle in beach … Continue reading Summer Haiku