1. A Bug’s Life by Denis Robillard

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    February 1, 2016 by northerncardinalreview

    ‘Small gnats mourn in a wailful choir.”    Keats There is a wasp cemetery on the patio rug, lined up with …
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  2. Snowfall by Brandon Douglass

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    January 17, 2016 by northerncardinalreview

    out the window slick pure white marrow blankets like angels ash falls coming down child’s play, wild-eyed pratfalls a pack …
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  3. The Way by Brandon Douglass

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    January 13, 2016 by northerncardinalreview

    The way tall, tall pines acquiesce naked dignified, bare of green leaf balmy night birdsongs. Roots drunk beneath not yet …
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  4. The Wisdom of Trees by Linda M. Crate

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    January 1, 2016 by northerncardinalreview

    i wonder if trees grieve when they see others of their own kind chopped down, no longer with their dapper …
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  5. Mobility Training by David Jibson

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    December 30, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    The tip of her white cane weaves back and forth sniffing at the sidewalk in front of her like the …
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  6. Snowy Owl by Jennifer Ruth Jackson

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    December 19, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    It swooped Talons tickling snow Speckled white ascending An angel against gray skies Carrying God’s majesty And a lemming for …
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  7. Winter In New England by Joan McNerny

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    December 15, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    Night drops like a hammer. All day sludge grey snow, slivers of ice.    Fear of falling on paths covered with …
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  8. Taking Flight by Linda M. Crate

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    December 5, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    even wild canaries brave the wilderness and so i must remember to be brave to fly when sometimes i wish …
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  9. Snapshot by Holly Bruns

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    December 5, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    All that she has now is a memory which she quietly carries between her two arms, and a snapshot that …
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  10. Kerosene Lantern by David Jibson

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    December 4, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    It’s one of those with a tall chimney of thin glass, the kind she would have lit first thing in …
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  11. Marsh Geese by Cam Kurer

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    October 1, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    from a haze of cattails a line of black smoke rises drifts off with the wind twisting and turning like …
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  12. Great Blue Heron by Cam Kurer

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    September 27, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    a pterodactyl of the marsh tumbles aimlessly in an autumn wind like a falling leaf wings outstretched landing on stick …
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