Five poems by Lennart Lundh

Mekong Delta Identity Blues as a Brief American Senryu Sequence we came in guns hot over stained glass paddy fields breaking each sweet pane into orange fragments roiling in black clouds of smoke with blood red highlights peasants or charley Continue reading Five poems by Lennart Lundh

Shelter by Rich Quatrone

SHELTER I don’t remember most of my childhood. I don’t have many “happy memories,” although there must be a few. Just don’t ask me to try to find them right now. When I was older and carried the mail during Continue reading Shelter by Rich Quatrone

Bequeathable Sanitoria by James Walton

Bequeathable Sanitoria Don’t be offended if as an old love song you’re the needle in my arm the messy heart and anchor tattoo that won’t be scratched out of these polished corridors locked down night and day awaiting the scuff Continue reading Bequeathable Sanitoria by James Walton

Crapper by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Crapper We meet in the hallway. He coughs a thick cloud of smoke in my face: hey, where’s the crapper? Turn around, I say, you can’t miss it. He actually turns around into the wall. Hey – I am already Continue reading Crapper by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Orange Is The New Black / I Loved My Sister Teri / I Spit From My Mouth by G David Schwartz

Orange Is The New Black Orange is the new black Green is the new yellow Black is the new purple And around and around it does go. I Loved My Sister Teri I loved my sister Teri She was not Continue reading Orange Is The New Black / I Loved My Sister Teri / I Spit From My Mouth by G David Schwartz

Erotic Movie by Ahmad Al-khatat

Erotic Movie I have a side, in my wild Mind, I search from my Bloody cuts, & wounds for dreams that nobody dreamt of before, I want water to wash the sun before my skin gets burnt, or Aroused with Continue reading Erotic Movie by Ahmad Al-khatat

Student Government by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Student Government Our high school decided it would be a good way for us to learn about democracy if we held an all-day event at a nearby park to elect a new student government. There were six candidates standing for Continue reading Student Government by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Billy Childish Taught me To Write by Gwil James Thomas

Billy Childish Taught me To Write To write without worry of being a good speller, to have no heroes, to outdo your heroes and naturally be all your heroes. And when I was 21 I met Billy Childish after watching Continue reading Billy Childish Taught me To Write by Gwil James Thomas

Sipping of Modern by Leigh Jordan

Sipping of Modern When I say poetry You think of the slender neck of the giraffe Reaching into exotic sky Tasting fruit taboo Stepping back into the Modern When I say dawn Crimson or hazy apricot You see the sun Continue reading Sipping of Modern by Leigh Jordan

Heraclitus The Obscure & Pecking Order by Leigh Jordan

Heraclitus The Obscure there is no return in the keening of the thrush the peeling of bells ……while buds in promise blush spiders cast a virgin moon kisses fall from spring ……and shall i gentle breathe unfold delicately, tease whisper Continue reading Heraclitus The Obscure & Pecking Order by Leigh Jordan