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Tipton Poetry Journal This is when I think of you When I walk back home when its cold and everything shivers And never when I see Couples kiss Or love songs blare or two people sit contented, silent Next to one another

Melissa Parietti is a native of Long Island originally from Melville, New York. Melissa attended business classes and writing workshops at SUNY Geneseo. At 24 years old, her poetry has received several acceptances to print and online journals

voodoo Allison Gliesman You put a stake in my heart and claimed it for your own. But once the arteries ran dry And all of my blood had stained the floor, You ripped out that hollow vessel And threw it in a drawer next to All the other hearts with holes like mine. You didn’t mean to hurt them too, But now your room is a bloodied mess, And you can’t remember if the blood is hers or mine or yours. Allison Gliesman lives and writes in Kansas.

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Profile for Tipton Poetry Journal

Tipton Poetry Journal #29  

Winter 2016

Tipton Poetry Journal #29  

Winter 2016

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