Tulipe by Matt Dennison
Cunt is such an earthy word—
a fragrant forest mix of birth
and salty whorl—a disappearing
suckling-self in mindless swirl—
the garden bulb… Read More
I Thought My Wife Wasn’t Going To Be Back For Another Hour At Least by Camillus John
I thought my wife wasn’t going to be back
for another hour at least so I nipped out to the
chipper around the corner… Read More
Haiku by Jaya AvendelMine
Not all godmother’s
Keep watch on glittering wings
Some fly on broomsticks.
We are all knights at
Heart rivals over women
Facing the… Read More
Days Like Then by James Diaz
Let me tell you, wind
About the mad lib
The under bone in my throat
How soon is never-mend
Two baby birds on the… Read More
Spirits of Hope (Sestina) by Andrew Scott
There are spirits of hope
in this world of the demented.
A place where there is misplaced power
given to the unworthy tyrant.… Read More
Pogo Wasp by Ryan Quinn Flanagan
I walk outside the front door
and this wasp flies by.
Stops upright in mid-air
and then slowly backs its ass down
to the… Read More
Slush Pile Poems by Mary Bone
My trash can is full of wadded up paper.
Ink dried and died, to be carted off
to get recycled.
The clock… Read More
Bejeweled by Lynn White
This little piece of gold
will not be enough
to feed the fruit
of my swelling belly.
And it will take bigger scales… Read More
Entrance into the Garden of Eden An Exit Oft Repeated in Four Acts by Sy RothAct 1—Somnolence
Smells of winter tickle a warm sun.
Red, brown and yellow leaves,
Thrust the trees aside for their impending sleep.
They… Read More
We all Pitched In by Lisa Tomey
We all pitched in for brother’s care
Mother was the lead
We all learned what it means to share
All her words were spoken… Read More