Category Archives: new poetry

Read Poem: Parlors, by John Glass

My neighbor was a member of a gang, the Latin Kings. My neighbor sits to my right, but had lived downstairs. My neighbor reminds me of Junior, real country folk, who attended my great-uncle’s wake back in Bama, some twenty … Continue reading

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Read Poem: DISPOSAL, by ­Sahana Arun Kumar

You complete asshole. I dare you to find another woman Another who’ll play your games And pander to your insecurities And caress your ego I dare you To catch another unsuspecting youngling To flaunt yourself Another woman’s arm, another woman’s … Continue reading

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Read Poem: COMING OF AGE, by Juan Carlos Valadez

Your brown skin, tainted; scabs falling on the floor, leaving a trail for further inspection. Blood dripping on, the dirt of innocence. Your ankles bruised, branded, shackled with uncertainty. Stuck in a web of insecurities; with a high guard, throwing … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Sugar coated cracks of soul, by Taipenius

Sugar coated cracks of soul Is it dull Or is it all? Let me burn with morning’s light Flow away with seas delight Higher than the eagles scream Lighter than the sunlight’s beams That are reflected from my heart Oh, … Continue reading

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Read Poem: A DREAM ALIVE, by Pranjit Das

A Dream Alive 1. Reconciliation of some dreams old, But I have lost seeing such dreams, long back Since days, many months and years , Even ages and eras are gone, Yet such dreams emerge as wild hounds/ dogs. 2. … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Take My Hand, by Remi Delaplace

Come wander with me, In these hallowed halls of endless night. Where I will show you, Many things of horror and delight. Faint whispers hiss while Shadows shift and flit behind your back. Tattered curtains sigh Those swaying shades of … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Grotesque, by Saige White

It’s grotesque sometimes. Pumped blood that flows through your heart, through your varied limbs. Specifically flowing through your arm. Now displaced into tiny splattered specks on the bathroom floor. Displaced on a metal spoon, with undersides charred. Displaced into plastic … Continue reading

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