Poetry

Poem – Better At The Worst (By Ndifreke George)

BETTER AT THE WORST She wrapped herself all in one rough piece Away from the universe filled with cruel voices Beautiful demons and charming dark angels Smiling their deadly fangs Her heart is plagued With endless slaps and stabs Scorched ...
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Poem – Martha and Mel Wait for the Elevator (By Donal Mahoney)

I died from a rattlesnake bite and found myself in line with other zombies in front of a bank  of elevators, the doors opening  and closing as if by metronome.   Every time a door opened a voice called the names of 12 zombies who ...
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Poem – Sponging Up Succor (By Frank De Canio)

Sponging Up Succor I’m suffering through vinegary days, as if I’m Jesus at His Calvary. Arrested from my customary ways by modern versions of its harsh decree, I bend beneath the burden of my cross. Recalling laurels in Jerusalem, I’m ...
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Poem – fading scars are fading (By Robert Beveridge)

fading scars are fading Twenty-five years ago I unloaded a truckful of books. I'd done it a hundred times. Seventy-pound boxes into the back of the store, ten, twenty, before the bolt that jutted from the door handle caught my ...
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Poem – shining (By Nicolo Santilli)

Shining - By Nicolo Santilli   the light sends us a message   and we are the message   where we are bright enough to speak   in the clarity of our being   and those who see us clearly ...
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Poem – THE ODYSSEY (By John Biscello)

The Odyssey (By John Biscello) Casting my toy boat into the tub and jumping in, I stare at my love, slathered in gauzy bubbles, she of the champagne beard and foam wig; tension mounting, I take a deep breath, exhale, ...
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Poem – Radix Maleficorum (By Cathy Bryant)

Human hair is the new currency. Bald people have done something to deserve poverty. There’s a slight gender imbalance; that’s nature’s way. Did you see on the net – that girl, never had it cut before, down to her hips ...
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Poem – Today (By Melissa R Mendelson)

Wings of angels slice through darkness, and the sun rises again on a world torn. And lines in the sand vanish, and the tide of war grows red. But we are still here. They take us in their arms, their ...
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Poem – TRINITY AFFINITY (By Ray Gallucci)

TRINITY AFFINITY   “And the three men I admire most, The Father, Son and Holy Ghost, They caught the last train for the cost The day the music died.” (from Don McLean’s “American Pie”)   The three men I admire ...
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Poem – DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON YOU (By Ray Gallucci)

DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON YOU (Based on the article “No Welcome Home” in The History Channel Magazine, January/February 2008, pp. 40-45; and other Internet sources) Ever hear of Sundown Town? Likely not, few tales around. History kept ...
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