Breaking my Silence and my Happy Mask – Kelly Fitzharris Coody, Author

All the Things I’m NOT Supposed to Say – so be it, I’m biting the fucking hand that feeds. – Kelly Fitzharris Coody, Author of Unhinged   I won’t and … Continue reading Breaking my Silence and my Happy Mask – Kelly Fitzharris Coody, Author

The Lazy Eye – by PATTI JURINSKI

The Lazy Eye   My father has a lazy left eye that wanders off mid-sentence as if bored. When we sit down for dinner, and he starts yelling at my … Continue reading The Lazy Eye – by PATTI JURINSKI

The Shadow – by CONNER HAYES

The Shadow   Burning made me feel alive. Pain provided me with a passing, excruciating escape from the bombastic blissfulness of life. Everybody was happy, but nobody knew why. The … Continue reading The Shadow – by CONNER HAYES

Strange Night – by ROB TRUE

Strange Night   In a dark, strange and quiet night picture. Everything looks sharp.  Nobody about, just me roaming streets. Looking at the slabs on the pavement and there it … Continue reading Strange Night – by ROB TRUE

The Dying Time Traveler – by MILEVA ANASTASIADOU

 The Dying Time Traveler Lying here, among faces that stare at me in despair, unable to move my legs or arms, I begin to remember. The only open road is … Continue reading The Dying Time Traveler – by MILEVA ANASTASIADOU

Starter Problems – by KITTY SHIELDS

Starter Problems By Kitty Shields                  I am not making it to graduation on time, I thought, watching the fight outside escalate.         A black woman … Continue reading Starter Problems – by KITTY SHIELDS

Set in Place – by LESLIE E OWEN

Set in Place   He awoke slowly, as if he had somehow been placed under a curse, and so had slept for a hundred years. The last thing he remembered … Continue reading Set in Place – by LESLIE E OWEN

Living Gems/ Her Strength in me / Untitled – Poems by VEARNA GLOSTER

Living Gems   Lullabies I sang to them All knit I with the same glue I watched them grow from a distance clear Many times with a shattered heart, I … Continue reading Living Gems/ Her Strength in me / Untitled – Poems by VEARNA GLOSTER

A Poetry Collection from – THOMAS ZIMMERMAN

“If Your Life Is Burning Well, Poetry Is Just the Ash”                                                                         after Leonard Cohen The largess of the doomed is sitting on our hands: our tongues are banging … Continue reading A Poetry Collection from – THOMAS ZIMMERMAN

A Poetry Collection – by MICHAEL LEE JOHNSON

Iranian Poetry Lady (V2)   The first time I saw your face, cosmetic images, dust, dirt, determination fell across your exiled face.  Coal smoke lifted with your simple words and … Continue reading A Poetry Collection – by MICHAEL LEE JOHNSON

Light Upon the Ledges – Poetry Collection by KEN ALLAN DRONSFIELD

Light Upon the Ledges   Fields in gentle dreams of focused timelessness. a sweeper of life’s path, caretaker of the twilight. Faeries swim in her well the trident of our … Continue reading Light Upon the Ledges – Poetry Collection by KEN ALLAN DRONSFIELD

Right Before Your Eyes/Tiny Little Lines/Broken/Lithium Barbie Doll/How do You Say I Love You?/Your Hand And a Chance/Forever & a Day – poems by JASON CUETO

Right Before Your Eyes So much hate, Breeding endless confusion Open wounds Severe contusions. Denying Reality Power Transfusions Mis-information Reality an illusion Pure Arrogance Putting an end to Innocence Defining … Continue reading Right Before Your Eyes/Tiny Little Lines/Broken/Lithium Barbie Doll/How do You Say I Love You?/Your Hand And a Chance/Forever & a Day – poems by JASON CUETO