creasing the statement
into a sparrow
last mortgage payment

© 2013, Peg Duthie

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Photograph courtesy of Peg Duthie

Living through so much heat has thickened my skin
and yet
here is my

© 2012, Peg Duthie

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2012 Garden Show Finalists

The judges’ comments are in and we can now reveal the 10 poems that are the finalists for our 2012 Garden Show. Please note that the judges compiled this list based on anonymous readings of the poems. The Best of Show winner (along with its video) and three four Honorable Mentions will be announced at the stroke of midnight (Pacific/CA time) on 1 July 2012, here on this blog.

The finalists are:

The editors and judges would like to thank all the poets who entered work in the Garden Show. We enjoyed watching unFold bloom throughout the month of May.