Changing Woman Gives Birth to Coyote
by Betsy James
Your two-penny face,
bright as your father’s,
जंगली गुलाब/Jangli Gulaab (Briar Rose)
by Shveta Thakrar
So red this rose
Brambles burst from my mouth
(Stammers strangled into sterile silence)
Beneath Red Regolith
by WC Roberts
Striding tall on spider legs it scans the regolith
the ping of refined metal set off
antenna disk cocked upward
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