Monthly Archives: February 2019

Read Poem: My Morning Routine Re: Alex by Jessica Mifsud

My Morning Routine Re: Alex My morning starts with his. SHWOOMP His door slams. It’s my alarm clock. My door rattles rattle rattle rattle And I’m awake. My nerves rattle rattle rattle A sharp Click-click. And then: one. two. three. … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Swimming Backwards by Mark Mayes

The cold no longer mattered. The sun was sinking into the sea. Tan cliffs watched us. The stony beach, emptied of middle-aged couples, dogs, us. The cold no longer mattered. The soft falling, or the sudden drop into the necessary … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Illumination by Joy Espiel

11:11 222 333 23:32 2222 555 11:22 A troubled soul having sleepless nights and conflicted emotions. I find it overwhelming to see a lot of patterns, insights, and symbols. I have been manifesting, praying and crying.. Scattered thoughts and heavy … Continue reading

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Read Poem: SIMPLE TRUTH by Clay Witkofsky

Dear god I’d like to take a minute to pray I’d like to thank you for helping me find myself this day I’d like to thank you for this pathway that you have designed With only one person that’s me … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Cages by Kristen Corbisiero

I built myself inside this cage, And foolishly gave you the only key, Thinking you’d keep it safe, Hoping you would, at least. Cages aren’t always meant to keep people in you tell me, Sometimes, they’re meant to keep certain … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Craning: a montage in three acts by Joanna Hannigan

Lament Into the snow fly wild geese Over trees stripped bare of bark And leaves—a feather slivers free. The white crane, austere and silent At water’s edge—does not budge It stands—passive and intense. Into the past, where I and you … Continue reading

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Read Poem: The Calling of a Magical Minstrel by Rama Devi Nina Marshall

A wand’ring minstrel I, a thing of shreds and patches, of ballads, songs and snatches, and dreamy lullaby! —Nanki-Poo, The Mikado The princess ponders her musician with sparkling eyes that seek petition. “Dear Minstrel, friend, I envy your position as … Continue reading

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Read Poem: LOVE THIS WAY by Noor Ashu

It took me hours to think what you saw in my body when you praised about it it forced me to think about love again as they say, love exists behind bodies and in between souls I have heard it … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: 12:20th Freestyle

Performed by Danielle Nicole

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Poetry Reading: Fara, Fara, Fair as Light by Nadia Bruce-Rawlings

Performed by Danielle Nicole

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