ISSUE 68

INTRODUCTION and A NOTE FROM OUR STAFF

May 2, 2017,

Welcome to Issue 68 of the Ghazal Page, with fourteen finely crafted ghazals by seven masterful poets.

The challenge issue "Faith" is scheduled for May 2017, and after that issue 70 (already nearly full!) should appear in June.  The next challenge issue, tentatively planned for July, will be "Childhood" - its joys, its sorrows, how to waste it, remembering it, or whatever else you have to say (preferably said before June 15).

Read, write, and enjoy!

The Ghazal Page Staff

POEMS

Gillian Telford
Ghazal of belonging

Michelle Waering
That Love Street Mob

Karen Greenbaum-Maya
Exchange student's ghazal
Ghazal of Wasted Time
Ghazal for the King
Less Passionate Ghazal


Babo Kamel
The Earth Lost its Sweetheart Today


Jen Karetnick
Daily Pills
Adult Congregate Living Facility
Ghazal for Vine-Pickers and Wine-Drinkers
The Interview: Uterus to Ovaries


Shabir Ahmad Mir
Ghazal
Ghazal


Ross Keating
The Voices of the Stars