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National Poetry Month Announcement

Lovely CC Readers, In observance of National Poetry Month, we will be featuring work from the following poets each Friday in April: Hannah Cohen (4/6) Donald Paris (4/13) Chloe N. Clark (4/20) Brian Robert Flynn (4/27) Please join us as we celebrate these poets and visit Cease, Cows throughout April to read their poems! ~…

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Piazza Vecchia by Diana Radovan

December 3rd, 2018 The body of an angel was found in Piazza Vecchia this morning at 6 a.m. The angel’s wings were broken and the face was squashed on one side, allowing honey bees to enter the space that would normally be inhabited by flesh and bones in human or animal beings. The angel seemed…

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Oceans by Nikolaj Volgushev

One morning I wake up to find my living room replaced by an ocean. I stand in the doorway, look over the gray, clamoring waves. They stretch as far as the eye can see. This isn’t a tropical sort of ocean, it’s breezy and unwelcoming. The North Atlantic perhaps? I light a cigarette, consider my…