Monthly Archives: May 2018

Read Poem: Rough Flight, by Gary Beck

Migratory birds fly south for the winter to escape the cold, find good feeding grounds. Imagine their shock when they finally land in North Carolina and it’s so cold they just keep going until they reach Miami Beach that’s so … Continue reading

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Read Poem: THEY WERE EATING LIVING THINGS, by Nicole Marie Kupper

A) And the food-stamps were cut off Three months or more The children’s eyes were Stuck in the black of their pupils And the doctor said wait And the CPS officer said wait And JFS said take a hike to … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Bright Creation, by Constantine Argiropoulos

In the vast universe a fragile human heart beats outside exposed for the first time, billions of stars mark the unique moment, it is so bright everyone must shield their eyes, the umbilical cord is cut with precision, a cry … Continue reading

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Read Poem: How to Write a Summer Poem, by Marta Knobloch

Slip time from your wrist. Feel the pulse of the day become your heartbeat. Curl into the nutshell of this moment. Float on a sea-glass sky. Breathe July’s green sweat. Bathe your eyes in shadows. Grow deaf to the thrumming … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Leaves During the Fall, by Dallas J. Short

Silent screams echoing throughout my soul, turn to white noise after a while, constructing impenetrable walls, yet unable to crack a smile. Happiness such a memory, if it was ever attained at all, lied to by heart and brain, as … Continue reading

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Read Poem: MORONIC MOTORISTS, BY JOHN ROSS HARVEY

Driving is a skill; it requires math, and reading. Being a motorist is not skilled because math and reading are not performed. If you block an intersection, you lack brain function. This is kindergarten level geometry. You don’t fit don’t … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Broken Heart, by Farin Powell

“You’ve broken heart syndrome,” the doctor says. Such a poetic title for a sickness that can’t be cured. Little veins break, around your heart, you don’t see the blood, but you feel the burn. The cells die, then, they revive … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Babalonshi, by Robert Meacham

A louder wind fanned through a coppice gate. Above the crypt hung a cloudy canopy And in mysterious form, There you stood unveiled, Whispering dark caresses. A sky scored of specter gray Belched angry storms That rang clear with madness- … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Prophet, by Arthur Rosch

Oh lord, oh lord, what has befallen me? That which I hoped to make straight becomes more twisted. That which I should understand only becomes more strange. How did I land on this unexpected shore? What am I to make … Continue reading

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Read Poem: PRETTY BLACK GIRL, by J. Lathen

A lil Country girl was she Her skin was smooth and chocolatey She would walked to preschool with her Daddy right by her side Ummm she remembers the smell of the early morning breeze Oh my that was a good … Continue reading

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