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An arsonist by trade, John Reinhart spends his spare time gluing things together. He lives on an urban farmlette in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, with his wife, three children, dog, cat, duck, goats, chickens, pigeons, and undoubtedly mice. He is a Frequent Contributor at the Songs of Eretz Poetry Review and his chapbook, "encircled," is available from Prolific Press. You may find more of his poetry and links to yet more at http://www.patreon.com/johnreinhart. You can also connect with him at https://www.facebook.com/JohnReinhartPoet.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by John Reinhart and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Lisa Stice received a BA in English literature from Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) and an MFA in creative writing and literary arts from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She is a military wife who lives in Hampstead, North Carolina with her husband, daughter and dog. She is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Uniform (Aldrich Press, 2016). You can find out more about her and her publications at lisastice.wordpress.com and facebook.com/LisaSticePoet.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by Lisa Stice and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
this was different
they went into a corner
as she petted his back
*some words borrowed from “Chapter VII in which
Because Everything Else Is Quite Unequal
The goats push begging noses
*part of the title is borrowed from “Attacks by Stratagem”