Poetry

Poem – Night Song (By Akor Emmanuel Oche)

Night Song silence sings a silent song silently, this monody from the diaphragm of mockingbirds, breaking every wondering In her synchronized tune; a wail here, a brawl there, then a chirp. birds whistle, -at night, birds sing, so does mother ...
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Poem – INTER ARMA SILENT LEGES* (By Ray Gallucci)

INTER ARMA SILENT LEGES* (Based on the movie “The Conspirator,” about the trial and execution of Mary Surratt, one of the convicted conspirators of the Lincoln assassination)   “In war, the law falls silent,” As Cicero first said, For when ...
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Poem – My Heart In A Cave (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

My Heart In A Cave by, Melissa R. Mendelson A long time ago, I had a dream that I hid my heart deep inside a cave. Why I did this? I don’t know, but now I was stumbling through the ...
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Poem – Panic (By David Russell)

Panic A search for some trivial object in the midst of disordered furniture Seized upon just at that moment, giving birth to consternation Repulsion from travelling delayed by this selection; Travelling light, splitting energy-wholes into petty onenesses – At one ...
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Poem – In Good Company (By Fabrice B. Poussin)

In Good Company Hurt for the first time again, they swear to live, seeking protection in the indelible mirror; yet they stare in hope of freezing the image they hope all will see. Broken anew, birthing twins to the old ...
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Poem – Early to Rise (By David Russell)

Early to Rise In vigour, he did the splits in freedom In free vigour, he did the splits Freely, he did the splits in vigour, With vigour, he did the splits freely Vigorously, he did the free splits – He ...
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Poem – Inward Images (By Robert Beveridge)

Inward Images Your hair hangs thick and tangled over the soft cheek its ridge of bone smoothed by years of smiles the blonde ends brush your nose, glis- ten with perspiration, cover the curve of half your lips so set, ...
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Poem – The Waking Nightmare (By Henryk Baranski)

The Waking Nightmare IN THE WAKE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS I RISE AND BLINK HAVE I BEEN LAUGHING HAVE I BEEN CRYING HAVE I BEEN AFRAID OR EXALTED HAVE I SEEN MY UNCONSCIOUS HAVE I BEEN TO OTHER WORLDS HAVE I ...
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Poem – BLASTS FROM THE PAST? (By Ray Gallucci)

BLASTS FROM THE PAST? Has all been quiet for four billion years? Or else a riotous clashing of spears Hurled among planets which orbit our Sun, Cosmic catastrophes second to none? Since Velikovsky proposed Earth had clashed* With Mars and ...
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Poem – At Midnight in New York (By Donal Mahoney)

At Midnight in New York   It’s midnight in New York and in this tall building  Herb and Molly are  in bed making love. Molly is a virgin and it hurts. Olga’s upstairs in bed with cancer terminal and it hurts. Melvin’s downstairs  ...
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