Monthly Archives: April 2021

Read Poem: The Renewal of Faith at 34°, 3’, 8” North, and 118°, 14’, 37” West, 12,000 kilometers from an Aedicul, by tjbarkwill

The Priest fell broken from the sky Blood still fresh on his lips Shadows of a ruined city catch him. Disciples gather, Gathering, lift him high. His eyes, flutter, reflect the allAbove Drained of sustenance, dust sheets draped A white … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Warpath, by tjbarkwill

I told the Indians I wanted peace, But they wouldn’t go for it. Big chief Rising Sun said they were On the warpath, I said it was too hot and I didn’t want to fight anymore, But Charlie was pig-headed. … Continue reading

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Read Poem: forbidden, by Amy Kane

Forgive the glochids. It was you that just couldn’t resist, Longing to taste the neon red, you heard that they tasted like strawberries and raspberries and bubble gum all combined, and you just wanted to find out if it was … Continue reading

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Read Poem: I felt it too, by Krystle Nicole Martin

I thought it would last forever I thought you’d be there forever I thought it would still be a thing I thought it would last us a lifetime I thought wrong, did you feel it too? I felt it too … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Love the mystery, by Raushni Srivastav

Love the mystery… Love… The mystery… Love is a feeling…of curiosity… Yearning for the moment…what might be… Love plays hide and seek… But truly never meets… So, please… Love the mystery Love the mystery Love is eternal…lasts till eternity… Love … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Cruising The Cairngorms, by Julie Ann Thomason

Comfy in a cabin on rails, the traveller cuts through the glinting gloaming, into a tunnel of trees. Firs and pines peppered white, merging into the disappearing dusk. Mountain scrub, air brushed with snow. Peeping through, fighting back, showcasing the … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Hopes float on the Mediterranean, by Aziz Isa Elkun

http://www.azizisa.org/en The sun shines above the volcano By the sea where Mussolini’s boot was burned Their green orchards were full of fruit Their fortresses were the tallest of all. Fish swim merrily through the sea The smell of wine has … Continue reading

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Read Poem: BROKEN CHILD, by Cherie’ Waggie

Sweet was the time the baby first smiled. Now, secret is the heart of this broken child. Perhaps, his mother thought, a little sorrow would be part of his tomorrow. Who can say? But deep sorrows became his today. The … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Filigree Angels: A Miracle Awakens, by Denise Dowdell-Stent

From within it stirs Barely moving, barely awake Its breath misting, steaming, warming; Slowly it stretches Reaching out Its tentative touch As fragile as floss spun glass Crystalline, beautiful and alive. Sentience claims it now; Aflood with rainbow strands Splashes … Continue reading

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Read Poem: SWAY, by Nicholette Walker

Prove You don’t like to share Wear your mask everywhere I’m not tryin’ to be mean Could you also keep your hands- Clean I don’t know you well But this virus cast a spell Sanctions set aside It’s the quality … Continue reading

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