HONOR
& OTHER ONE-LINE  POEMS
by Russell Evatt
Honor

A bullet through the face instead of the back.


Easter Sunday

The Baltic coast is full of women shaking
sand from their high heels.


Huge Catholic Cathedral

The bigger the room, the louder God’s voice.


Schemes

The police are busier than the rebels.


Aubade [a poem or song greeting the dawn]

God moves through like fog.


Time

The clock agrees with the sun.


The Moon

Painters have it best above a windless lake.


Importance of Landscape

Look, just there, two horses standing in rain.


1,000 Dead in Mudslide

We round up to make it even.
Russell Evatt currently lives in
Krakow, Poland where he is
studying the Polish language. His
work has appeared in Iron Horse
Literary Review, PANK, Specs
Journal, The Louisville Review,
and Blue Earth Review, among
others. He earned an MFA from
the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign.
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