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Welcome to SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY

Vol.4. No.1. October - December 2010

 


Poetry

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Someone’s Daughter

 

By Ikechukwu Obialo Azuonye


Someone's daughter,
Where's all the laughter?

Someone's sister,
Do you know her mister?

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Poets in Dialogue: Adage Adagio* Parts I & II

 

by David Nettleingham and Christopher Hobday

 

I

 

Drowned idols are the seeds

of a new beginning,

a barren plea to the fertile dead,

a way of understanding

the movement of rivers.

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Two Poems

 

By Mark Ley

 

Dear Diary

 

Dear diary,

Do you think it might possibly

Be time, at last,

To stop thinking

And start living?

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Three Poems

By Yolanda Lindsay Mabuto

 

A Note

The past sings in my present misery and I awaken to a silhouette of your absence
I keep hearing the echoes of your breathless goodbye.
Words unsaid yet those words tame my intuition-and arise as my conscience,
Whispers of an embrace that held tight to this heartbreak,
that brought warmth to my every cold desire.

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Four Poems

By DJ McVey
 

Cuprinol Days


Creosote cuprinol vapours
cling to the barbecued air
hundred lawnmowers sing in unison
a thousand strimmers harmonise
as hoses wash the sound with a
bubbled cacophony of
Summer Sunday afternoon cleanliness.

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Three Poems

By Michael Brooks

Hope Is the Rope You Hang Yourself With

So I amble up Deansgate past
Alfresco dining on rain-stained Manchester paving stones
Get lost in the Northern Quarter same as ever
In music shops peruse Gibsons and Fenders that
I will never ever own.

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