Poetry

Poetry
Leah Mueller
You won’t take summer from me again: my heart a rolled-up carpet, unwinding and exposed. . I have no choice but to bare the debris. Some escapes, pebbles underfoot. . Step on one, then another, keep my eyes on the wall. . Every June, the vigil and the bludgeon. July fruit, rotten in...

Poetry
Kevin Higgins
“I just wanted to hear [them] deny it.” Lyndon Baines Johnson . It is not true that at our meeting today I forced the Foreign Secretary and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to bathe in piping hot custard and gently scrubbed their backs, bellies,...

Poetry
Brian Rihlmann
He saw me at the grocery store, and asked if I was the guy who used to bartend there Twenty years ago, and I froze, then lied, and turned away. . But he knew it was me. And I’d recognized him too. . For the last week, I’ve been wondering why. . I don’t...

Poetry
R.M. Engelhardt
The Absolute . The Infinite . The Unending Moment . The Essence Of Non- Being . The Void . A gratuitous Nothing...

Poetry
Alisa Velaj
THE CHILD, THE CROWD AND THE PEACOCK . Etude 1 . On the Carnival Day, People walk through the city In the company of a Peacock. . Beings of various kinds, Their minds blissful, Their faces cheerful With Peacock Colours. . Etude 2 . Stepping on the Peacock Tail, The Child becomes a little...

Poetry
George Anderson
BLACK T-SHIRT . A young woman with multiple silver eye-brow studs . waits in line for a health shake. . She wears a black t-shirt with bold white writing and smiling, turns to face me: . YOU INSPIRE MY INNER SERIAL KILLER ...

Poetry
Tohm Bakelas
So much ass flab and poorly implanted tits shaking in my direction shaking in my face I tell the whores to fuck off I tell them I’m not interested only one complies and wanders off she returns with wine for herself and a beer for me “I didn’t pay...

Poetry
Kevin Higgins
We the undersigned wish to register with you, the good people of the internet, our disappointment that our one time mentor-therapist-guru with whom we have fallen totally out of love, appears to be dying more slowly than we the undersigned would like. . Unmentionable now in the company women of our status aspire...