Poetry

Poem – SHORTBREAD KINGS (By Joseph Cavera)

SHORTBREAD KINGS (By Joseph Cavera) We are concerned not with the orders of man, as pasta boils, full processes are arranged as dinner plans. This Bread we courier from our grills, needs, MORE spice! and things.. We are the ShortBread ...
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Poem – Scarred (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

Blood and Tears. War and Hate. Death and Destruction. Hell and Fate. I am dead because I’m not you. What you said? Hate is not true. Why cleanse me? Are you blind? We are brothers. Open your mind. Why ignore ...
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Poem – Infrastructure Swallows a City (By Donal Mahoney)

It was an ancient city. All the young people left as soon as they could but the old remained in their mortgaged huts surrounded by evergreens that offered a haven for cardinals and jays, robins and finches. No matter the ...
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Poem – MY COUNTRY SIDE (By Akeredolu Tope)

MY COUNTRY SIDE {Where old misty mountains adorn the sphere competing with the sky in height and glory and boisterous antelope’s race and hide behind the shrubs from *ogún’s intrusion} ~Akeredolu Tope My country side Where unruly old vultures scavenge ...
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Poem – AFTER THE FACT (By Ray Gallucci)

AFTER THE FACT The mystery of history Reduces all to sophistry If fecklessly, not skeptically, Accept we its validity. Did Kennedy form strategy Preventing Cuban tragedy When quarantined Fidel at sea? Or was it serendipity? Did atom bomb need dropping ...
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Poem – What Is Family (By Melissa R Mendelson)

Soft, golden rays of sun race across deep, blue water, breathtaking in sight, the touch of life, but the waters could run cold, washing conflict across the shore, and drown deep into misery, turmoil over time. But love never dies ...
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Poem – A Sisyphus Moment (By Donal Mahoney)

A Sisyphus Moment   There’s a force that makes  a boulder hard to push up a hill.  And there’s always a boulder  and always a hill when it comes to   helping the poor find something  to eat, somewhere to live, a job they ...
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Poem – The Hole Within Us (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

A voice in the void cries out for somebody to come and save whatever is left of a sanity left hung in limbo as time swallows itself in, and moments drift by like dying thoughts of a mind left shaken ...
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Poem – What We Know (By Gil Hoy)

What We Know - By Gil Hoy It can truthfully be said that: regarding all the world’s matter of which we think and know, the whole lot is infinitely large and infinitely small. For a pinhead can--- and does--- boast ...
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Poem – WINTER, A LOVE STORY (By John Biscello)

WINTER, A LOVE STORY (By John Biscello) Winter’s brides, wearing long white scarves of sleet and song, touching pale sky to blue lips, breathing memory and frost; their sorrow and spectral want grows hands that enclose me, a robust crush, ...
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