Two Ancient Sumerian Elegies in English – By Tikva Hecht

  Author's Note: These elegies were originally written in Sumerian and are dated circa 1700 BC, making them among the oldest known written texts in the...

Poems by Michael G. Smith

  During the fall of 2019 Michael G. Smith was a writing resident at Gullkistan Center for Creativity (http://gullkistan.is/). Gullkistan is located in the Icelandic...

Two Poems by Amrita Valan

    When Mother Is No More On the road to forever. By the way of stars. Cluster of constellations Gateways to her. Our journeys begin and end on different...

Poems by Gavin Bourke

    The Lighthouse, On the Green Thomas Taylor’s, phenomenal gift, to his father, a mock lighthouse, not facing, seas, or oceans, but endless, fertile, green fields, hunts, races, grazing sheep and...

Poems by Christopher Nye

  Cat Convention On the boardwalk outside the cat convention promenaded marmalades and tigers, Manx and Siamese, longhairs, shorthairs, pampered ones and moth-eaten urban survivors. Many cat tails seemed to...

The Anti-Poetry of Salvador Villanueva

    By Gustavo Rivera There is a sliver of truth when Josefina Rivera de Álvarez, in her book Literatura Puertorriquena: Su proceso en el tiempo (Puerto Rican...

Tanka by Gabriel Rosenstock

  Gabriel Rosenstock’s Tanka Series – 9 *   1. and for no reason people danced the whole day long a joy to behold              and one...

Poems by J.R. Solonche

    The Best Myths Are The Metamorphoses  The best myths are the metamorphoses, the ones that change, transform, shift shapes from one ordinary to one more strange, from one mere mortally to one...

Three Poems – By John Grey

  When They Drop Like Flies Dies suddenly…the phone rings… it’s this one or that one…somebody… the diabetic, the guy with cancer, add them to the list of...

Three Poems by Tali Cohen Shabtai

  I am Tali  I read prose only in the third person, and only translated prose, poetry, I also read in Hebrew. I love Wislawa Szymborska, she copies in...

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