Monthly Archives: September 2018

Read Poem: FAT IS NOT WHO I AM by L. Gresty

I know that you see me, you cannot help that My backsides much bigger, Than your massive hat… You think ‘cause I’m over, the mass of my grocer I must be a horrible bitch. A hunny that’s heavy, with legs … Continue reading

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Read Poem: U’re pretty by Lamar Johnson

You are beautiful. Models and concubines bow their heads where you walk, Flowers wilt, and die, knowing and recognizing their ugliness. The Seas part – they are not worthy of touching you. The Clouds encompass the sky, smothering all in … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Laughter on the Outside by John Collings

I have forgot what it means to be dry Because I have lived in this rain too long. I hope my personal weather will sigh, Allowing the time with the sun the time to be strong. Until then I will … Continue reading

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Read Poem: A Stomach Filled With Poison by Matt Nagin

1 Always I return to the emptiness, the lack of vigor, and the arrow in the safari smile; always I am once more among the hunters and magic spears, cyclops wardens, anvils in the ravine; always with the suns smashed … Continue reading

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Read Poem: HOW SHE MOVES ME by Terry Smith

I tried to explain my feelings but how do you explain a sunrise to a blind man or the call of a whip-poor-will to someone who’s ears refuse sound that when I hold you I feel as if I have … Continue reading

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Read Poem by Noel Hartem

The house is silent with dread No one speaks but your screams are heard I see your soul I know your soul Blackness has colored your burnt edges A light born bright refused to glow Who threw the first stone … Continue reading

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Read Poem: CONFLICTED BY NIKI BELL

I took the road less traveled by and sang my song… “Take Me Home, Take Me Home” Crescendos in the trees They would call out my name Protecting me Gasping for air In total shock Unbelievable to the naked eye … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Grandma and Alzheimer’s by Missy Sue Singhaus

Alzheimer’s is not a pretty site, It has no age that it affects It can affect the young and old. It takes a caring old lady into someone you don’t know. As time passes things get worse and the sweet … Continue reading

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Read Poem: In Time by Alex Clay

Thy lonely voice and somber tone Of melancholy words ‘ere spoken To linger here and left alone Amongst dreams thy thoughts have broken Whilst sitting still enduring all The fathoms of thine emptiness Mine own demise in time befall My … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Lessons Learned by Leah Reeve

To all those I’ve loved before Thank you for the memories and so much more For all the kisses and all the lies Which taught me things I cannot deny For every promise that was broken For every word left … Continue reading

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