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Voices de la Luna, Volume 7, Number 3

Poetry Editor’s Note, Carol Coffee Reposa Cover Page Art, Danville Chadbourne

Featured Poet

Sleepwalker Never Wakes Up – Matanza del Marrano – Sonnet for Human Smugglers, Octavio Quintanilla Influx – A Man and His Dogs, Octavio Quintanilla

Featured Interview

Questions for Ellen Riojas Clark, Mo H Saidi

Collaboration in Literature & the Arts

It Could Be Verse Brackenridge Chair in the News African American Literatures and Cultures Institute Ben Olguín Has a Banner Year, Connor McBrearty My Sister Could Talk to Butterflies, Alexis Haight

Book Reviews

About Little Charlie Lindbergh and Other Poems (Margaret Randall) Life Support of Another Sort (John Eubanks), Mo H Saidi Death of a Texas Ranger: A True Story of Murder and Vengeance on the Texas Frontier (Cynthia Leal Massey), James R. Adair Our House Was on Fire (Laura Van Prooyen), Philip M. Arevalo A Crown for Gumecindo (Laurie Ann Guerrero), Jane Focht-Hansen

Youth Poems

Petrichor, Emilia Jansse Stormy Night, Leilani Loveless Early Bird: 9 Haikus, Caulder Stratton

Select Poems

Like First Buds in Spring, Ken Hada When It Happens, Charlene Plover The Man in the Moon Grieves for His Mother, Julie Chappell Lágrimas del Mundo, Fred Peña She Said It Might Improve Our Marriage if I Vacuumed, Scott Yarbrough Under the Harvest Moon, Miranda Koerner On Holding My Grandson for the First Time, Edward Flynn What He Tells Me, Angela Consolo Mankiewicz December 19, 2013, Ann Howells The Best of Schools: Having Went There, Donna Peacock The Temple, Andy Gambell Drifting, Jean Jackson Song: To Celia, Ben Jonson After You Left, Wallis Sanborn I Could Have Been a Scientist, Greg Stone The Poets See, Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky Next Year I’ll Bring a Man, Clyta Coder The Cheerful Tortoise, Harold Rodinsky Love Poems and Other Emetics, Michelle Hartman Sweeping, Loretta Walker Old Books, John Grey The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (excerpt), T. S. Eliot Canzone (from La Vita Nuova), Dante Alighieri, trans. Dante Gabriel Rossetti Sonnet LXI, Petrarch, trans. Major Macgregor Sonnet CLXI, William Shakespeare How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43), Elizabeth Barrett Browning Marriage Morning, Alfred, Lord Tennyson Remember, Christina Georgina Rossetti To His Coy Mistress, Andrew Marvell

Editors' Poems

“…another story about living and dying, and that fragile, shivering place in between…”, Joan Strauch Seifert I Don’t Think about You, James R. Adair Rivers, Gerard S. Robledo Serenade, Carol Coffee Reposa

A Poem, Lou Taylor

International Poems

Red Wednesday in Playa del Rey, Majid Naficy Tod zur Unzeit, Hejo Müller (Untimely Death, trans. James Brandenburg)

Art & Culture in the City

Art Inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy The Witte Museum Musical Bridges around the World Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum Poetry & Arts Events Poetry & Arts Places

Poetry Therapy

My Conscience, Vincent Costillo Star Light, Star Bright, Rose Mari Wood Open Mind, Jerry Balderas Untitled, Brittany Aguirre Slow Work, Melissa G. Rodriguez The Streets Are Their Home, Kevin Langehennig Hello Soul, Peter Holland Untitled, Joyce Collins And When …, Tatjana

Art Therapy

Meditation and Art at Haven for Hope, Maripat Munley

Poetry & Dreams

The Attack, James Brandenburg Mercurius, James Brandenburg

News & Notes

Puerto Rico Discovered Western Mexico: Birthplace of Magical Realism, Mo H Saidi & Brigitte B. Saidi Alejo Carpentier, Cuban Magical Realism Novelist Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara Regarding the Path with Creative Dance, Maria Winsborough


A Story of Hope, Kevin Langehennig

Short Fiction

A Mad Kind of a Story for Girls, Boys, and Intelligent Adults, Kevin Power Indian Summer, Arlene Borden Mother Dearest, Olivia Bohne The Patient, Coggin Galbreath

Serialized Novel

Persian Marchers, Chapter Twenty-Six, Mo H Saidi

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