Us Humans & Four other poems by Paul Sohar

US HUMANS the stone in my hand smells of unconquered air visions of meters and yards — let’s kill not two but a dozen birds, it says, pigeons, crows, loose-bellied geese and ducks, blue jay officers and swarming helicopters, let’s Continue reading Us Humans & Four other poems by Paul Sohar

What’s Inside My Heart & Two other new poems by Ahmad Al-Khatat

What’s Inside My Heart What’s inside my heart is unraveled sorrows between regrets leaves from the trees of my honesty to the people I love the most What’s inside my heart are arteries living on my ache’s bad habits that Continue reading What’s Inside My Heart & Two other new poems by Ahmad Al-Khatat

Speak, Michael Corleone, In Hell by Rayfield A. Waller

Speak, Michael Corleone, In Hell 1. From this hideous place into your living world, fearing no further dishonor, I will answer you. 2. In red fury I slew what I hated. I called down a weapon of righteousness like a Continue reading Speak, Michael Corleone, In Hell by Rayfield A. Waller

The Waiting Room & Three other new poems by Ian Lewis Copestick

The Waiting Room Off-white walls, full of leaflets and pamphlets The bolted down, hard wooden chairs To get through the glass door, we need a code and an escort A nurse to take us from here to there On both Continue reading The Waiting Room & Three other new poems by Ian Lewis Copestick

Waiting For Resurrection by Leah Mueller

Waiting For Resurrection The Grande Ballroom in Detroit dispensed music and sin seven days a week for six years, until it ran out of money. Even Ted Nugent sounded cogent while describing his love for the place. Alice Cooper, the Continue reading Waiting For Resurrection by Leah Mueller

Great Couple by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

A Great Couple   I like to give hand jobs, she smiled reaching down into my pants. What a coincidence, I said, I like receiving hand jobs. Well I guess we make a great couple then. I agreed. Then we Continue reading Great Couple by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Slipping off the Side by Allison Grayhurst

Slipping off the Side Never holding, always holding up, down, back past the white-light knockout strike, the broken dishes, the failed vision. Always guilt as agency – sweet sun out of reach, when reached, just a hot huge stone that Continue reading Slipping off the Side by Allison Grayhurst

Most Hated by Robert Ragan

Most Hated Jim had a way of making people hate him It never took armed robbery or viscous attacks He could just live out his dreams and mind his own business Hunted down by a local gang Disrespected by do Continue reading Most Hated by Robert Ragan

A Spine in Need of Friends & Two other new poems by James D. Casey IV

A Spine in Need of Friends we both see the same thing I’m young I’m old i’m there i’m here I’m i’m I i always a spine in need of friends we all know who what where matters don’t hide Continue reading A Spine in Need of Friends & Two other new poems by James D. Casey IV

Southern French Morning & Almost Always Christmas Again by Gwil James Thomas

Southern French Morning The good omen of migrating storks on the sandy banks. Open window shutters now blend boiled morning coffee with the ocean breeze. Peeling bark of diseased trees still displaying stubborn beauty. The silent and subtle touch of Continue reading Southern French Morning & Almost Always Christmas Again by Gwil James Thomas