Monthly Archives: February 2013

  1. The Calm Before: Michael Keshigian

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    February 28, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    Roses, hugging the lattice are trembling, a rich, red blur of anticipation. Perhaps an army of insects stalk their luscious …
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  2. Frozen Trees: Gisela Woldenga

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    February 27, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    The air is cold and brittle as if it wants to shatter into tiny, icy slivers, hide them in wind …
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  3. Chelydra serpentina: Mark Nenadov

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    February 26, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    My eyes caught an armoured vehicle treading torpidly toward the pond and as I stopped it had a still expression …
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  4. Lake Talk: Michael Keshigian

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    February 24, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    A subtle conversation continued in the high, majestic fir of towering white pines the day after torrential downpours soaked then …
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  5. Sea Chant: Michael Keshigian

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    February 22, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    Toward the ocean he wandered, deep into the surf and foam, spray greeting as he leaned over the extended wharf …
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  6. The Highland Heart by J.S. MacLean

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    February 20, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    The highland heart ascends moraines of pulvered stone past where a ragged fringe has cast the highest cone. It sings …
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  7. a tree: J.B. Mulligan

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    February 18, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    Against a shifting background of sky, mountains and the quicksilver lake, a tree shifts, molding moments of breeze with the …
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  8. Tradition: Mary Barnes

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    February 16, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    When I was a child I woke to frost on the window bare feet hitting icy floors before the heat …
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  9. Waiting For Summer: Mark Sampson

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    February 15, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    We are the street’s defeat Dark plume, don’t compete Resist the urge to resume I repeat Don’t touch the noon- …
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  10. The Sonnet Queen by Don Thackrey

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    February 14, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    [for Edna St. Vincent Millay] She feels a burden weighing on her mind, A blend of dreams, perhaps, from fitful …
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  11. February: Renee Lehen

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    February 13, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    In the bleak midwinter The land has settled into Lenten austerity. The trees are en-robed in white cassocks Christian soldiers …
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  12. Whatever Comes: Lisa Young

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    February 13, 2013 by northerncardinalreview

    Whatever comes, even if it’s a mistake, even if the heat of the room, the red of your face. Whatever …
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