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  April 2014
volume 11 number 1
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  home   (archived)
  contributing poets
  Scott Alexander
  Shawn Aveningo
  Jonathan Beale
  Jack G. Bowman
  Betsy Burke
  Matt Burns
  Shibani Chattopadhyay
  Rachel Coventry
  Tyler Dupuis
  Allison Grayhurst
  John Grochalski
  Hedy Habra
  Samantha Henderson
  Augustus Invictus
  Natalie Itzhaki
  Scott Jacobson
  Alex Johnson
  Mikel K
  Craig Kurtz
  Phillip Larrea
  N.M. Leepsa
  Anthony Magistrale
  Brendan McCormack
  Christopher Mulrooney
  Philip ONeil
  Ebi Robert
  Walter Ruhlmann
  April Salzano
  Jake Sheff
  Rishan Singh
  Julia Stein
  Allen Taylor
  Paul Tristram
  Wanda Vanhoy Smith
  Claire Walker
  Viola Weinberg
  Claire Williams
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Scott Jacobson
April 2014



photo by mauricio alejandro ramos

    "I live in Claremont California. I won the Ted Pugh Award in Poetry, as well as the Class Graduate Award for Poetry, while attending Cal Poly Pomona. My work has appeared in the Pomona Valley Review, and The San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly."



To the Reader

Tired now Ė it rains restlessness on Mondays.
Iím so sleepy I canít hear life. But my train will still come late
and your bus will arrive early.
At the station we agree to go our separate ways.

I canít disappear. But I can stop writing.

But even silence falls apart in February.
Little by little I learn to speak again.
With each new word I prove I exist.
I find myself in my words.

I set out each morning writing toward you.

copyright 2014 Scott Jacobson