1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Long Distance by Marie-Andree Auclair

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    September 22, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    I hate loons and their steam whistle lament that echoes off the mountains, their sudden dives through water tunnels. I …
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  7. Three Short Poems by David Desjardins

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    September 19, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    Brown leaves In frost-rimed puddles, Faded memories of summer’s glory. — Above the valley, Air so light and magical I …
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  8. Bullet Holes in the Outhouse by Kevin Casey

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    September 17, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    There are two new stars glimmering in opposition within this dank planetarium. Above my head, the morning peers in through …
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  9. Hollowing the Wood by Tony Cosier

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    September 15, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    To keep the structure from splitting, he hollows the log at the back. Splicing the grain with a stone axe …
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  10. Silver Songs by David Jibson

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    June 19, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    Silver songs turning sienna skies over dunes again, winter beach morning dressed in khaki coveralls. Lone fisherman arrives standing cold-raw-broken, …
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  11. Wading in Lake Michigan by David Jibson

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    June 13, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    Each wave you face is the same and each one different. The same in how it looks, the whiteness of …
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  12. Sunset on Mt. Washington by Michael Keshigian

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    June 12, 2015 by northerncardinalreview

    Green trees panic when gray wind ushers a mist that infiltrates their boughs as yellow light declines to a reddish-purple …
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