Soul Fountain

Poem – WINTER IN A FACTORY TOWN (By John Grey)

WINTER IN A FACTORY TOWN It's the winter before winter. And the winter after winter. Everything’s stripped bare. The winds bluster like politicians. Only with cold air, not hot. Month after month, eyes can only stare, lips are too frozen ...
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Poem – Last Tuesday (By DS Maolalai)

Last Tuesday nobody was answering any emails except for the people who were waiting for answers only other people could give. there were rooms which needed stuff moved out, but the price had gone up because now the work had ...
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Poem – The best Chinese restaurant (By DS Maolalai)

The Best Chinese Restaurant he told me their best chinese restaurant was shut - it had been connected by the back wall to a vet clinic specifically for putting down animals. the sad eyes of dogs looking up at their ...
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Poem – Camouflage (By Emmanuel Stephen Ogboh)

Camouflage plunging deeper into my miseries i come out of myself, reading threnodies even the camouflage's lost its colour i will watch from the sidelines until i finally drown; until the last flicker bows to the tossing, to the darkness ...
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Poem – Tequila (By Michael Lee Johnson)

Tequila (V5) By Michael Lee Johnson Single life is Tequila with a slice of lime, Shots offered my traveling strangers. Play them all deal them jacks, some diamonds then spades, hold back aces play hardball, mock the jokers. Paraplegic aging ...
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Poem – TONIGHT’S EARLY MORNING (By John Tustin)

TONIGHT’S EARLY MORNING I open my window in the middle of tonight’s Early morning after the nightly thunderstorms To hear the cry of a lone bird flying through the fog And looking for a place safe and dry, his wings ...
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Poem – Adultery (By DS Maolalai)

Adultery I'd bang them out, wine-drunk and excited, and send them off to magazines. I had two lists; ones which liked me and ones I liked, and I'd fire them unedited like a shotgun scaring birds. each one 5 times ...
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Poem – My Awkuzu Mistake (By Emmanuel Stephen Ogboh)

My Awkuzu Mistake Maybe it'd been a perfect end That time we shared at Awkuzu On crumpled cotton bedsheets— Testimony of what we called love Or maybe we should've just ended it That infamous night in February You confessed I ...
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Poem – Hocus Pocus (By Changming Yuan)

Hocus Pocus This [bread] is no other than Jesus’ flesh This [horse’s open mouth] is Vaisvanara This [word] has A magic power This [fish head] brings Courage & posterity This [fluid] cures All diseases This [sequence of syllables] drives away ...
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Poem – Open Eyes Laid Back (By Michael Lee Johnson)

Open Eyes Laid Back By Michael Lee Johnson Open eyes, black-eyed peas, laid back busy lives, consuming our hours, handheld devices grocery store “which can Jolly Green Giant peas, alternatives, darling, to bring home tonight- these aisles of decisions.” Mind ...
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