Poetry

Poem – The Calendar (By David Russell)

The Calendar The sun coughed, scattered itself for a split second into myriad droplets – so divided, poured itself into the central chasm, flattening it to glory, clinching the final resilience of the chasm’s rocks – that reject sediment, so ...
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Poem By SIMON PERCHIK

Poem By SIMON PERCHIK * Louder! though what comes by has already withered and along a certain curve your voice tapers off as the path bent over her shoulders spreading its flow into sunlight now riverbank and whisper –you need ...
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Poem – Ever River (By David Russell)

Ever River Prime time, swallowed whole Could the universe, just once Have poured itself into a molecule So that, thereafter, Nothing could flow? Never to suckle a broken circuit For sparking life; Never split by caesarean pangs Of primal punctures ...
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Poem – Complacency (By David Russell)

Complacency You had the world eat from your hand And thought you had it made To fade into your fantasies. Nobody came to put you down, And so you never rose; You smiled and sang in blindness And your wine ...
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Poem – An Act of the Will (By Donal Mahoney)

An Act of the Will If love’s real, not  the puppy kind, it’s not just a feeling but an act of the will a constant giving whether one feels like it or not. After many years   you don’t know why you’re doing it  or why It ...
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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 – Delusions of Grandeur (By Chrystal Berche)

Delusions of Grandeur - By Chrystal Berche Stoned streets at dawn Emerald pavements undulating with restless movement the denizens and the damned all hurly-whirly mixed together a macabre dance of pleasure and pain Jaded eyes shimmer dollar bill green basking ...
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Poem – The Song of Songs (By Henryk Baranski)

The Song of Songs FEAR FEAR FOR THE CHILDREN FIND FLIGHT FOR THEM ALL AND OTHERS AND SWEEP FOR SOLOMON AND HIS ANCESTORS AND FIGHT FOR HIS DAUGHTERS AND SONS. THOSE WHO THINK OF LOVE AND REDEMPTION THOSE WHO SPEAK ...
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Poem – The Date (By Nome Patrick)

The Date There is no souls or solos any mileage from here and the breath of the atmosphere is asinine lost in the blurry of nature like an artistic totem behind pencils. It's just you and me opposite the encirclement ...
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Poem – Big Bang for Little Billy (By Donal Mahoney)

■ Big Bang for Little Billy   This was the first Christmas Billy was old enough to speak  when he saw his gifts  under the sparkling tree. His parents were waiting to hear what he’d say. Billy laughed and jumped and clapped his ...
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