THE TEN PAGES PRESS READER VOL. 1

Offering 41 is now available: The Ten Pages Press Reader (Volume I).

Thank you to all the contributors for such a quick response to my call for submissions. I am still accepting submissions for additional volumes.

Matterhorn
Keith Higginbotham

Heart, heart:
cataracts are not my scene.

The mirror
ricochets headphone
cymbals, keys.

Puzzle paper beats
its rope.

No is the stuff of aureoles:
a sterilized place already

zeroed
into pyramid sleep.

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A TASTE OF HITCHCOCK by Lyn Lifshin

The eighth offering from Ten Pages Press is an excerpt from a larger collection of poems about Alfred Hitchcock. I hope you will enjoy A Taste of Hitchcock by Lyn Lifshin.

DREAM # 527

another train dream.
It’s not the first one but
usually he’s the conductor
in charge directing the
shots. But this time he’s
lost his ticket, has no idea
of the destination. The
train twists thru blinding
sun and dark chasms. His
reflection in the bathroom
glass startles. Is it a twin, a
double he wonders, lulled
by the jostle of rails. He
dreams he orders a double
vodka, imagines the man
in the train glass is his
double, a twin. Suddenly
the train goes to the under
world and he imagines
the dark tunnel is a
lens he’s viewed
thru that he can’t
hide from