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Criminals We Know

Criminals We Know

The British call seagulls the “thugs” of the bird world. They “detest” the birds for snatching food from picnic tables and depositing splotches on cars. Pigeons and magpies come next on the list of most loathed, followed a few slots down by the unlikely sparrow who is simply “dull looking,” a criticism that seems dubious coming from a populace of oxfords, woolens, and tweeds.

The Poem

The Poem

arrives like a serrated wing. / Cuts the medium on which it is inscribed. / Cuts the fabric of the real.

Green Mountains Review, based at Northern Vermont University, is an annual, award-winning literary magazine publishing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary essays, interviews, and book reviews by both well-known writers and promising newcomers.

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Landing

Landing

In the evening I sit out on the back porch watching the lit up flight pattern of the planes coming in for landing. They come right at me like a surging highway.

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The Ice Road

The Ice Road

MATT BIALER is the author of seven books of poetry including Radius, Already Here, Ark, Black Powder, The BloopBridge, and Tell Them What I Saw.

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