Monthly Archives: May 2020

TALE OF A MISOGYNIST!, by Debasish Majumdar

Listen dear; you are behaving rudely in bed You are hurting me, can’t you get? ‘Shut up you bitch You are my better half; you have no right to make any hitch You are being crafted by nature to satiate … Continue reading

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Today I Walked In The Rain, by Kaya Nicole

Today I walked in the rain Felt the cool water hit me as I released all the worries of the days before I let go and didn’t have a care in the world. In that moment I was free to … Continue reading

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JUDE AND LEO – NICU, by Yvonne Gluyas

Twin babies in clear plastic boxes. I reach my hand in and touch one. Machines measure their lives in heartbeats and breaths. Their environment is controlled, but my emotions are not. One baby clasps his fist around the tip of … Continue reading

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NEFARIOUS VISION WITH EVIL INTENTION!, by Debasish Majumder

Eagle, Vulture and Kite They all fly in extreme height Still they can focus their prey To satiate their appetite in gay They do depend on carcass On plane surface living beings serve their focus Dead bodies are their source … Continue reading

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THE FOREST, by Novia Rika

I was born in the heart of teak forests where most of the roads were gravelled then spent my childhood only a sprint away from the sea and the woods My play yard was piles of logs under the array … Continue reading

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Interview with Cinematographer Michael Simmonds (Nerve, Vice Principals)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Michael Simmonds is a wealth of knowledge when he chats about his love of cinematography. He is a man who is constantly looking into the future and only looking back when inspiration is…

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Interview with Cinematographer Trent Opaloch (Captain America: Civil War)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Trent Opaloch is easily the most talented and sought after cinematographers in the world today. He has DP’d for director Neil Blomkamp  on “District 9”, “Elysium”, and “Chappie”,  and director’s Anthony & Joe Russo on…

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Tips for Self-editing Your Work for Submission: Part 1, Why You Should and Must — Jamie Dedes’ THE POET BY DAY Webzine

“If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Beginner Poets — Caitlin Cacciatore ~ Poet and Author

Tip #1: Read, read, and read some more! The quickest and easiest way to get better at writing is to read – for inspiration, to study style and form, to observe and learn so that you may begin to mimic … Continue reading

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The Future Of Poetry – guest blog post by John Kaniecki — Trish Hopkinson

I believe strongly in poetry. It has worked before, and it will work again. It is infused in the culture of every civilization. Whether it’s the Bible, the Odyssey, or Shakespeare, poetry has been extremely popular. Today poetry lacks the … Continue reading

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