Monthly Archives: June 2021

POETRY Reading: Crann Bethadh Song Messengers, by R.L. Stephenson-Read

Crann Bethadh Song Messengers, by R.L. Stephenson-Read We embrace our Celtic ancestry For that same time runs nigh And seek the mystery from the Lake of Small Stones Of a lost, ancient tribe’s practice. Those magical Druid Holies droned, “Beannachtaí … Continue reading

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POETRY Reading: DEAR GAELENE, by Mercedes Webb-Pullman

DEAR GAELENE, by Mercedes Webb-Pullman I’m pitching a script about a journey discovering new lands. A clever captain but he’s shipwrecked. A remarkable love-and-murder story illustrated by the captain and his new navigator; he is English, and she Polynesian. (Quick … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Four Days, by Les Bill Gates

Four Days, by Les Bill Gates Remember me? You betrayed me today. With a kiss, you showed them the way And collected thirty silver coins. You whipped me and mocked me. You crowned me with thorns. So grovel in the … Continue reading

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POETRY Reading: Impact, by Dennis Stefanov

POETRY Reading: fan the flame let it die out or set fire to the kitchen trying to make breakfast with you at four in the morning take a walk instead paint the winter canvas of town like a boot on … Continue reading

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POETRY Reading: VIOLENCE, by Fella Cederbaum

VIOLENCE February 27, 2021 Violence starts at home Violence starts When you are willing To burn cherished friendships On the altar of precious opinions Violence starts When you shut out and silence those Who happen not to inhabit The machinations … Continue reading

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Read Poem: A Pit, by Pola Popovich

Once we were in heaven And could dream for ever But weather started a heat And spat it’s pestilent receipt Oh, it takes a whole lotta grit To get out of that pit Like a Blue Moon rises Desire Over … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Translation of the Soul, by Raven Starr

A soul is given to each one of us. It is a gift from young and lasts until we’re old. Our pathways can become dark. Depression creates a force that tries to push and lull us into pseudo madness. We … Continue reading

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Read Poem: POETRY IS MURDER, by Doug Shear

I will use you in my magic potions, Dunk you in my cast iron cauldron Add your long, scarlet fingernails, Your colored curls, Your embarrassed blood And the slick black feathers Of the crows I killed And your freshly slapped … Continue reading

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Read Poem: ODE TO MY SHORN SACK, by Ken Hewski

‘Ode To My Shorn Sack’ Times had changed A new era, begun No longer my ball fro, was an object of women’s fun. A razor I was told, would restore my appeal. A few quick strokes, should be no big … Continue reading

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Read Poem: On a train from Reading station, by Art Johnstone

I could not contain the smile, it grew. No affectation. One of those spontaneous smiles, quiet humour, or irony, that sometimes steals its way across my face. Like an ambush. Will he notice? This cool, young black man sitting opposite, … Continue reading

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