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  August 2008
volume 6 number 2
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  Zack Anderson
  Lori Anderson-Moseman
  Hakim Bellamy
  Ralph-Michael Chiaia
  Benjamin Crowley
  Iris Dan
  Clint Frakes
  Ulrike Gerbig
  Rhoda Greenstone
  Kenneth Gurney
  Thea Iberall
  Marie Lecrivain
  Laura LeHew
  Jessica Lopez
  David McLean
  A.J. Morelli
  Dave Nordling
  Shannon Prince
  Brian Redfern
  Peter Schwartz
  Sondra L. Scott
  Anthony Seidman
  Oleg Semonov
  Bruce Stirling
  The Unarmed Man
  Wanda Vanhoy Smith
  Martin Willitts, Jr
  Seth Woolf
  Julie Yi
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Peter Schwartz
August 2008



art by julian ellis

    Peter Schwartz is the editor of eye and the associate art editor of Mad Hatters' Review. He has almost 200 poems in print and online and nearly 100 paintings on various literary websites. His paintings are featured in thirteen online galleries.
    He's had a few small exhibitions and is currently working on paintings for the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in Chelsea, NYC.



stranger dust

if I myself cannot enter
my most mortal

I am facing a night nobody
with jewelery has ever survived
and am risking

dust with ashes
forming residues that parade
their loss of inwards
and worse pretend

as they collect
in the softest part of
my heart.

copyright 2007 Peter Schwartz