Betsy Andrews

Betsy Andrews

I'm a journalist, editor, and poet

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EXCERPT FROM THE BOTTOM by Betsy Andrews | Poets for Living ...

EXCERPT FROM THE BOTTOM by Betsy Andrews | Poets fo...

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June | 2010 | Poets for Living Waters

EXCERPT FROM THE BOTTOM by Betsy Andrews · BETSY ANDREWS POET. THREE POEMS by Derrick Austin · DERRICK AUSTIN POET · TWO POEMS by ......

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HUSTLE AND BLOW by Brett Evans

HUSTLE AND BLOW The fuel of suffering Tanks in the mardi gras fountain look cool in a war book sort of way, but make me flash on the flood car regatta when New Orleans was an all-wrong cocktail I’m…...

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THREE POEMS by Derrick Austin

Resurrection Fern I only want what’s mine, a man thinks: his lawn chairs, a mailbox, washed away. Nearby homes don’t have welcome mats or windows. He can’t tell what’s his anymore, all things namel…...

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AN ESSAY by Dana Guthrie Martin

Viscosity I wake with a wad of hair in my mouth, thinking about perception: its power in defining how we feel about situations and about people; its power in defining how we are perceived by people…...

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A SURVIVOR STATE by John Lambremont, Sr.

A SURVIVOR STATE We survived Kennedy We survived Hilda We survived Betsy We survived King We survived Johnson We survived Camille We survived Saigon and we survived the Rings We survived Agnew We s…...

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THREE POEMS by Andree Cosby

On Noticing the Gulf Breeze at Grande Isle for the First Time as a Small Child I was the smallest frilly put to nap at noon in the high cotton bed at Lointaine’s camp. I could hear the women in the…...

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TWO POEMS by Sandy Tseng

Sediment I. It begins without warning. The water withdraws from our feet, exposing the ocean floor. The bay that is miles of sand. Fish without water. The last thing we see is a wall of white crash…...

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BEYOND PETROLEUM by Ana Božičević

Beyond petroleum I want to just be a torso. I’d rather not suffer the indignities of reaching for or walking towards. I put a toy train on your bound chest. I put fake barnacles in your arms, it’s …...

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THE VIEW FROM CEDAR KEY by Lola Haskins

The View from Cedar Key There are acts we shouldn’t risk, the way we’d not send our children across busy streets alone. Perhaps nothing of ours would slick the Gulf, no black goo coat t…...

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MISSISSIPPI by Caitlin Thompson

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Caitlin Thompson is currently an M.F.A. candidate at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, but travels down the river to Biloxi, Mississippi as much as she can. Her work h…...

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TWO POEMS by Annie Finch

EDGE, ATLANTIC, JULY I picked my way nearer along the shocking rock shelf, hoping the spray would rise up to meet me, myself. Seagulls reared louder and closer than anything planned; I looked out t…...

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TWO POEMS by Vivek Sharma

A Missive to Ancestors, about Oil Spills in Nigeria and Gulf of Mexico Tell us again Marlow, that saga of my wanton ancestors. Let my grandsons know, we were like our rotten ancestors. I have joine…...

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FIVE POEMS by Amy Sara Carroll

Built Environmental –isms How could the heart—albeit, a cliché—not ache at the sight? (Not see Dam/Age?) Meanwhile, the mind works overtime not to aestheticize aerial perspectives. An ink stain’s n…...