Poetry

Poem – The Silvering (By Henryk Baranski)

The Silvering I AM LIVING WITHOUT MIRRORS WITHOUT THE VIEW OF RIGHT AND OF LEFT I KNOW NOT IF MY BEARD IS SHORN IF MY HAIR IS KEMPT IF MY COLLAR IS CLOSED I STEP DOWN FROM BATHROOM TO HALL ...
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Poem – HAIKU’S END (By Joseph Cavera)

HAIKU'S END (By Joseph Cavera) We see it as death God’s reminder of our sin The Lord’s convictions ...
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Poem – Not Another (By JD Dehart)

Not Another   Not another poem about the crunch of autumn leaves; I would stuff the leaves in my mouth, chew them, and make a collage. Not another poem about pristine snow; I'd mark it with my humanity, trying to ...
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Poem – Sometime In April (By Adebesin Ibraheem)

Sometime In April: The 1994 Rwandan Genocide The ancient grudge among the Rwandan clans Inflamed by the corruptive white swallows In April 94’ turned an indelible tale Etched on the bloody pages of Rwandan history The long gathering smog of ...
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Poem – MOUNTAINVIEW (By Ray Gallucci)

■ MOUNTAINVIEW A sunrise in France, The same on Kauai. From window I glance At mountain so high. Though ages apart And half world away, Their natural art Is full on display. In France the Ardeche Took eons to carve ...
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Poem – Pray, tell! (By Agbaakin O. Jeremiah)

Pray, tell! Who plunged this abominable steel Into the great Iroko? There where lesser trees flanked The surviving relic of the realm. Who shot the gilded eagle Before it had executed the gods' task But like Marathon Never relished the ...
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Poem – IRRELATIVE (By Ray Gallucci)

IRRELATIVE Is physicist so right When says that never light From black hole can escape Because of massive weight Of supernova that Forever will collapse Upon itself till all It was becomes too small To ever more exist When four ...
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Poem – After the Horoscope (By David Russell)

After the Horoscope So Mercury backtracks Till Equinox wakes him; So Mars huddles his cluster In Cancer’s shadow. The Moon’s in Virgo, Northern node prevails No more a saviour, I care As vile invective touches inner shells No more shall ...
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Poem – Holocaust Redux (By Donal Mahoney)

Holocaust Redux   They’ll be coming for us, the old lady told the young man  next to her, the two of them sitting on stones under the bridge  surrounded by trolls   sworn to protect them.   Victors come for those  who fight and oppose ...
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Poem – Of Meringues and Mindsets (By A.J. Huffman)

Of Meringues and Mindsets   My mother used to make lemon pies when somebody died.  “Because my pies were beautiful, all fluffy and white,” she said as if it all made perfect sense. And I wondered at her logic.  Was ...
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