Poem – Elephant Grief

We are all creatures of this great earth — interconnected in ways beyond understanding. Take elephants. So big. So strong. And yet, when a member of the herd passes, even elephants mourn. They gather around, extend their trunks, and gently touch the tusks of their fallen friend. It’s their ritual. It’s how they heal. And it’s sad. And it’s beautiful. […]

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Poem – MEET THE MADNESS (By John Grey)

  MEET THE MADNESS   A Providence twilight, late November, every man and woman dressed in gray, sliding in and out of panels or emerging from dark recesses, all faces plain, hair drab, eyes shut, tongues muted, and there, high up in the skyscrapers, mouths in windows pause mid-shriek, as, down by the riverside, water rats crack on scattered bones […]

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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 two mouths now that every splash   smells from stones once it rises to the surface in that […]

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Poem – DOPPLER DELIGHT (By John Zedolik)

DOPPLER DELIGHT – By John Zedolik The Doppler effect drags away the angry horn that melts like unattended ice cream on an August day in an unnoticed street drain and the careless eater’s fingers have found protection in napkins guarding against the sticky-sweet that might cling to exposed skin and require a washing if said consumer even cares, since it […]

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Poem – VIVALDI IN LOVE (By John Biscello)

Vivaldi in Love (By John Biscello)   Spring. tender bud raising gravity in the center of a palm.   Summer. drawn and quartered shafts of light mouthing the sea.   Fall. fetal leaves curling in on themselves— inversion banking on faith.   Winter. hospitable conjoinment of bare limbs relishing arson and lace.     Originally from Brooklyn, NY, author, poet and […]

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