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Poetry No. 83 – Isaiah Janisch


by Isaiah Janisch

Lights, dim.
Cheery tunes hum.
The ensemble of
brass and wood.

A flicker.
fill the room.

The curtains open.


…is such
a horrible way
to steal the show.

Isaiah Janisch is a writer and poet out of Evansville, WI. His work has been published in numerous literary journals and trade magazines, like The Muse and InspiredPlay. He also worked as an editor for the Rock River Review literary journal. Outside of traditional publishing, Isaiah founded @plaza.of.poetry to explore the use of liminality in poetry and the internet’s role in expanding the literary world.

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