Poetry

Poem – Fluttering with your butterflies (By Fabrice B. Poussin)

Fluttering with your butterflies The room is vast and empty, with only she facing the tall glass; standing she teases her hair once more; peace seems to surround her. Still then, she wonders as she dives into her own soul, ...
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Poem – Song of Innocence and Degradation (By Henryk Baranski)

Song of Innocence and Degradation I LOOKED UPON THE CHILDREN AS THEY SLEPT TOOK A HAND AND TESTED ITS PULSE PUT MY HAND ON A FOREHEAD JUST LIGHTLY ENOUGH TO MAKE SURE THEY WEREN'T DEAD. AND THEN TO WORK LEAVING ...
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Poem – BANG FOR THE BUCK (By Ray Gallucci)

BANG FOR THE BUCK (http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/extinction_causes; http://en.wikipedia.org/Wilkes_Land_crater; http://www.endangeredspeciesinternational.org/overview.html; http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/erthboom.htm; http://tulane.edu/~sanelson/Natural_Disasters/impact.htm) There’ve been five big ones that we know That dealt a cataclysmic blow To life existing on the earth And one to which the moon gave birth. It’s speculated early two ...
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Poem – Quality Control (By Chanacee Ruth-Killgore)

Quality Control By Chanacee Ruth-Killgore This, not that. No, the other way. Fix it! Turn it around; make it the same. Shh... don't speak! Don't question or think. Remember, conformity is the name of the game ...
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Poem – Checkpoint (By David Russell)

Checkpoint Lurching, they bluster – ghouls into the chasm. Fierce lava, blowing, nullifies their fall And dissipates harsh gravity’s concussion, Forces a seething screen of phoenix cowardice, Leaping to swell Into a fresh, mendacious crust, Tripping and throttling the led ...
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Poem – An Act of the Will (By Donal Mahoney)

An Act of the Will If love’s real, not  the puppy kind, it’s not just a feeling but an act of the will a constant giving whether one feels like it or not. After many years   you don’t know why you’re doing it  or why It ...
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Poem – TRINITY AFFINITY (By Ray Gallucci)

TRINITY AFFINITY   “And the three men I admire most, The Father, Son and Holy Ghost, They caught the last train for the cost The day the music died.” (from Don McLean’s “American Pie”)   The three men I admire ...
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Poem – Bunny Day (By Donal Mahoney)

Bunny Day    Christmas is now the Holidays. But Hanukkah is still Hanukkah and Ramadan is still Ramadan.   Easter still has its name. The media needs more time to make the change ...
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Poem – The Date (By Nome Patrick)

The Date There is no souls or solos any mileage from here and the breath of the atmosphere is asinine lost in the blurry of nature like an artistic totem behind pencils. It's just you and me opposite the encirclement ...
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Poem – The Silvering (By Henryk Baranski)

The Silvering I AM LIVING WITHOUT MIRRORS WITHOUT THE VIEW OF RIGHT AND OF LEFT I KNOW NOT IF MY BEARD IS SHORN IF MY HAIR IS KEMPT IF MY COLLAR IS CLOSED I STEP DOWN FROM BATHROOM TO HALL ...
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