Soul Fountain

Poem – DOG (By John Stanizzi)

DOG             Manchester, Connecticut             1985   Long after the time had come for her to stop driving she was driving her daughter to the store in her brown car that had no power steering or power brakes, and at ...
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Poem – Fragile Future (By Gary Beck)

Fragile Future If we are not grateful for what we have and there is no hope for a better tomorrow continuation is doubtful, since efforts of improvement rapidly diminish without sufficient reward ...
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Poem – Part II (By David Russell)

Part II Let calcium lines be shaved of moss and other growth be centered, Re-score the patterns. All who change and slither shall live; those who clinch all roots shall perish. Wilful ignoring and retraction is a key to survival ...
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Poem – Sometime In April (By Adebesin Ibraheem)

Sometime In April: The 1994 Rwandan Genocide The ancient grudge among the Rwandan clans Inflamed by the corruptive white swallows In April 94’ turned an indelible tale Etched on the bloody pages of Rwandan history The long gathering smog of ...
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Poem – Cliché (By Sanjeev Sethi)

Cliché   Adumbration of authenticity is credible as credo of mendacity. Praxis of pigeonholing lulls us. Nirvana isn’t in nomenclature. In eschewing tracks of tenebrousness. Gnomes of knowledge must kindle their lanterns by lynching doctrines of divisiveness ...
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Poem – Aurora Australis (By Joshua Medsker)

Aurora Australis The stars spun in a flashing cloud purple and blue—pulsating and out of the middle of the swirl shone a black ray, seeming to fold in on itself, expanding simultaneously ser lat allar etoy eelh ottop alalalala ashalla ...
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Poem – I Hardly Knew You (By Gary Beck)

I hardly Knew You We remember a lost President, assassinated, promises unfulfilled, who dazzled the nation with youthful vigor almost unAmerican glamour, and many reminisce of what could have been, forgetting the best and brightest sent abroad in the Peace ...
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Poem – A Bit of News Not Fake (By Donal Mahoney)

A Bit of News Not Fake   An article in the paper reports something one doesn’t see happen in America very often.   Eighty billionaires, millionaires and others close to that level in New York have written to    their lawmakers ...
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Poem – Overpass (By Allison Grayhurst)

Overpass   In the gravel hole slumbering in cold fatigue open and open is tomorrow never arriving. But pale and pasty sickness in my mirror is all I see when I look at my changing body, changing again to form ...
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Poem – NG (By John Stanizzi)

NG NG21028982 – My National Guard Service Number 1967   I remember from an early age that when she wasn’t cursing, my mother chose NG – the car was NG, NG the refrigerator, my father, and me. And so in ...
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