In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

  • Roots Below
  • Peggy Aylsworth

Under asphalt, buried                         intimationstangle in transit                        as inthe talk between.                        Implicationsfall from the verb,                        convolutedwaterways of conversation.                        A resonancepushes through the concrete.                        Did I hear itwith the sounds you spoke?                        Tip the mirroror move the asphodels,                        their crystal vase.An elongation, a wide                        reflection,a glass-fragile light                        revealthe unseen cormorants of syllables.                        The Aand B clear as the disorder of clouds. [End Page 253]

Peggy Aylsworth
Santa Monica, California