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Thursday, January 31, 2013

IN SYRIA

by Joan Fishbein


WARNING: viewer discretion advised


          bombs
fly above
mothers stand in line
to buy bread
palm trees splinter
also
        children



Joan Fishbein's work has appeared in the Origami Poems Project of Rhode Island, The Southern Poetry Anthology:Volume One, The Kennesaw Review, The Devil's Millhopper, Helicon Nine, Poetica, The Reach of Song, The Best of Sand Hills and other small literary magazines. She lives in Providence with her husband and cat.