Monthly Archives: September 2017

Read Poetry: The Bane of Whitechapel, by Lee A. Forman

 A mystery unsolved, told in missives of blood. From Hell he stalked on clandestine nights, in the hush of silent streets. The bane of proscribed escorts, violator of sultry prey. With surgical mutilation, victims splayed unhidden; guttural lacerations with innards … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Once a Child, by Dennis Toth

 Once a child And once a girl, Innocence still made Its claim. To dream Like a child, Like an angel, Like a fawn. To see the clouds And feel the rain. Each memory is Like a precious fragment Of fallen, … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Maybe, There Is Still Hope, by Melissa R. Mendelson

  Do we still believe in miracles? Do we still believe in ourselves, that maybe we are meant to do something than just live an ordinary life, and all the struggle that we have endured was to lead us to … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Leonard Cohen My Friend, by Michael Lee Johnson

 Death is a bitch and a whore comes with hat on or off, Jewish, Christian or lover years ago called Nancy. Death is a passport, a left behind baggage note. My leverage sinks, I see you pass human. These my … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Only One Uncle, by Melissa Palazon

Millions of stars in the heavens above, Only one uncle to cherish and love, Thousands and Thousands of flowers, and trees,… Hundreds and hundreds of mountains, and seas, Everything multiplied over an over, Robins and butterflies, bees in the clover, … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Terrain Terrific, by Sujoy Bhattacharya

Toughness lightens your voluptuous jaws with monstrous hunger to engulf human edifice of excellent creation . How could you maintain silky softness behind your stony of ruthlessness ? The sky above watches with tears of reprimanding scolds, your crafty games … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: The Painter, by Theresa Pio

     Birth – 3 years old    Welcome darling boy, a body is born  Made to love, made from thorns,  A blank canvas, a rainbow glows  A father’s love, cold as snow  Masked in your light  As your soul takes flight  Paint your life, paint your dreams  Paint the rainbow colour scheme     Speak darling boy, the world still ages  Silence speaks, silence rages  Your Crayons of love express the talking  Ignore the eyes of constant balking  Let it beam through your hands  Judging eyes don’t understand  Draw it yellow, draw it blue  Draw whatever in your heart feels true    4-8 years old    Hush darling boy, the world still spins  Listen to your voice within  Mask your love with colourful poise  Let it speak volumes to drown out the noise  Hold your brush, canvas high  Paint away, let colours fly  Worry not your father’s hate  Soon it will dissipate      Hush darling boy, all is well in this world  Mamas tears, are made of pearls   Three hearts break on this night,  One is strong enough to fight  Lions roar, the colour grey  Please forgive me, that I pray  … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: MONSTER, by Jeff Bardeau

  Genres: fear, anger, horror, death, rage, torture, destruction, bloody, screaming The demons that haunt me Linger in my dark to flaunt me. Speaking in whispers to taunt me. Eating my life from within to gaunt me. From their souls I … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Morning by, Vihang A Naik

Performed by Val Cole What is the theme of your poem? I have been always in pursuit of going beyond physical. Going beyond physics. I consider physical body is weak but the spirit is strong. Spiritualism, perhaps can be the … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Blue Remembered Hills by Cas Greenfield

Performed by Laura Kyswaty  What is the theme of your poem? The passage of time… What motivated you to write this poem? I live as much ‘in the moment’ as I am able and the smallest of events can inspire … Continue reading

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