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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 8, Number 1, March 2014

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Matthew Caretti
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, USA


Barrier
Palestine, 2012

Blood pools on the rooftop below us. A sniper caught in his own trap. Our eyes follow this smear of red to the door. Beyond, smoke and rocks. The crack of rifles and rattle of tear gas canisters. I prepare. Depart. She watches still.

How to make love, not war?

in my beard
her taste
covered up

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