Poetry

Carolyn Evans Campbell: Two Poems

A Fish Nobody Knew   Fish tail, black and oily as feathers in a slick, drapes over the rosebud rim of a Havilland plate. A gold tined fork rests there, a shiny warrior under a sunny chandelier. An escaped pea and a squeezed lemon witness the carnage— a comb of fine bones hooked to a spine embracing a void of new oxygen, all flesh gone, swimming now in another brine on the stained white plain, scattered eyes, foil fragments, bits of pale bone and a smile picked clean.             Carolyn Evans Campbell     Avalanche of Oranges Small, barely dry,…

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