Poetry

Poem – BLASTS FROM THE PAST? (By Ray Gallucci)

BLASTS FROM THE PAST? Has all been quiet for four billion years? Or else a riotous clashing of spears Hurled among planets which orbit our Sun, Cosmic catastrophes second to none? Since Velikovsky proposed Earth had clashed* With Mars and ...
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Poem – Late, The Beauty (By R.T. Castleberry)

I stayed late in the street tonight, felt the breeze chill come up, saw the ice sky form, fog-dense. Shirt tail out, I rock back in my boots, scan the silhouette corners for bar room stagger, a skater’s weave. From ...
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Poem – Where the Grass Grows (By David Hernandez)

Where the Grass Grows Sunlight narrows the shadow, spreading across the writer’s back to his face. He wakes, ready to feed his children, walks through the halls, and out to the patio with a leash around his neck, and a ...
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Poem – Travelogue (By Gary Beck)

Travelogue Voyagers no longer disembark at decayed seaports, piers rotting where sturdy ships once docked delivering the wealthy the hopeful, travel plans replaced by accommodating airlines getting us to destinations so quickly there’s no transition between coming and going, just ...
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Poem – SILENT WINTER (By Robert Trabold)

SILENT WINTER (By Robert Trabold) Bitter cold – wind touch the bones. Snow coming – came same weather – no change. I have to stay home not many activities outside – meetings cancelled too cold. Change for me - have ...
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Poem – Work out of Progress (By David Russell)

Work out of Progress I suppose it must all go on indefinitely – Just when I thought it had all been played out, All become superfluous. I am at the stage of universal discarding; I suppose that many people see, ...
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Poem – Vanquished (By Melissa Mendelson)

Vanquished by, Melissa R. Mendelson The vulture flew around in circles as its prey awoke to a world slipping apart piece after piece while the bald eagle lay buried in the sand. The vulture swooped by and ripped open an ...
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Poem – UNTIL… (By Akeredolu Tope)

UNTIL... I welcome you on board As we take a voyage Through the fibers of time As you journey with me To the underlinnigs of my heart Where you lay adorned With diamond and brass I have been a wondering ...
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Poem – Unintelligent Design (By Donal Mahoney)

An hour a day, sometimes more, I chipped away with mallet and chisel on a block of marble I found in Carrara and shipped to New York on the deck of a trawler. I offered the marble to a famous sculptor who ...
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Poem – Song of America (By Gil Hoy)

Song of America    I. I see you, Walt Whitman, an American Rough, a cosmos!  I see you face to face! I see you and the nameless faceless Faces in America's ageless crowds of men and women who you saw ...
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