Seeking Transcendence by Rich Quatrone

SEEKING TRANSCENDENCE So we do it in private mostly. Because we know damn well in public everyone is held down by money and activity. We know everyone is running to some place to just basically get lost. And we do Continue reading Seeking Transcendence by Rich Quatrone

You Can’t Take It with You by Ted Jackins

You Can’t Take It with You On the nights Where I can’t sleep I sit at the kitchen Table bathed in smoke And listen to the rain As it beats the shadows Into submission, Instead of being gently Lulled into Continue reading You Can’t Take It with You by Ted Jackins

I Will Not Cry at Work Today by Ted Jackins

I Will Not Cry at Work Today I will not cry At work today As if I am paid By the tear, My mind a warped Vibration Like a radio Stuck on static. No, I will not cry At work Continue reading I Will Not Cry at Work Today by Ted Jackins

Word Processing by Ted Jackins

Word Processing I ate four typewriter Ribbons and shit out A half dozen poems, Four short stories And a couple of novels. It’s a strange world When you’re starving, You’ll eat almost anything And say “Fuck the consequences,” Little rivulets Continue reading Word Processing by Ted Jackins

What If She’s Dying? by Eoghan Lyng

What If She’s Dying? And what if she’s dying? What if everything you stood and stand for falls with her? You couldn’t stand to understand The pain which plans to emulate Itself when the words are read And said “she’s Continue reading What If She’s Dying? by Eoghan Lyng

Atmosphere Redux by Marcos Oro

Atmosphere Redux Ventriloquist echo chamber sonically socially modified with spiky engineered finesse, millennial golden scream rain gong spilt coin cascade in casual eclipse darkening overdrop obsidian onyx; dark day’s rain of november or october fog, tree leaves’ colors pantomime shot Continue reading Atmosphere Redux by Marcos Oro

Beijing by Sofia Kioroglou

Beijing I love Beijing I love the hútòng, those ancient alleyways the awe-inspiring Great Wall. I can see it snake its way across the hills made of stone, brick, tamped earth and wood stretching from Dandong to Lop Lake The Continue reading Beijing by Sofia Kioroglou

My Ash-Sham by Sofia Kioroglou

My Ash-Sham Damascus, the city of Jasmine, my ash-Sham now in throbbing pain, with intra-ocular pressure, higher than normal, the omen is permanent vision loss of a brighter future, our people are blind Damascus, my Madīnat al-Yāsmīn traumatized, yet squinting Continue reading My Ash-Sham by Sofia Kioroglou

De Gedwongen Ledigheid Van Mars / The Enforced Idleness Of Mars by Dutch Artist David Rijckaert III. by Vincent Zepp

DE GEDWONGEN LEDIGHEID VAN MARS / THE ENFORCED IDLENESS OF MARS BY DUTCH ARTIST DAVID RIJCKAERT III september of the twelve september is the judas with the kiss of betrayal the ear unsevered the recant of silver and the hanging Continue reading De Gedwongen Ledigheid Van Mars / The Enforced Idleness Of Mars by Dutch Artist David Rijckaert III. by Vincent Zepp