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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Dmitry Blizniuk is an author from Ukraine. His most recent poems have appeared The Pinch Journal, River Poets , Dream Catcher, Magma, Press53, Sheila Na Gig, Palm Beach Poetry Festival and many others. Dmitry Blizniuk is the author of "The Red Forest" (Fowlpox press, Canada 2018). He lives in Kharkov, Ukraine.

Dmitry Blizniuk

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The Plane

A plane crawls across the night sky,
its taillights flashing.
Its wing is about to touch the porcelain moon.
But I see a different picture:
A girl inserts an earring with a ruby into her ear.
She bent her face down and froze,
trying to shut the clasp;
her lips are slightly parted,
and I can see the tip of her tongue.