Five Fleas Merch

Morning of May 21, 2023


brontosaurus

stretching into frame

a man seated

patiently reading

his newspaper

~Jerome Berglund


Screen door slams

I enter into

Summer

~Jennifer Gurney



life falls

out from under you . . .

sudden sinkhole

~Kimberly Kuchar



at the river mouth plastic mountain

~Srini



49 Cents Change


handed to me. I announced

I love multiples of seven.

She's allergic to math,

she said.

I imagine, long

division, breaking her out in fives.


Back home, my subtraction ended

abruptly, anxiety tripled.


She said, I could count on her.

~Keith Snow



ripples

in the pond . . .

I fade away

~Kimberly Kuchar



Venus


solving 

for good


through 

reverse 

engineering 

~Jerome Berglund



frozen noon. . .

the soldier's son sketches

a robin

~Bipasha Majumder (De)



I am a new man today.

Or is that tomorrow?

~Noah Berlatsky



                                               ion

                                        tat

                               evi

                           l  

table magic pay to watch

~Jerome Berglund



the storm

carries away

my voice

I ask the wizard for help

but he can't hear me

~Kimberly Kuchar



Under spring clouds

hawks circle an Exxon station

checking gas prices?

~Steve Van Allen



stagnant pond

the stench

of a dead haiku

~Kimberly Kuchar



rainy day

crunch of snail shells

under my feet

~Fran├žoise Maurice



thriving

in the scrapyard

rejected poems

~Kimberly Kuchar

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