Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Five Poems by Rony Nair

  An Actress dies At a Wedding One by one they pass away leaving you and me, apart in tether. measuring gauges of feeling once imbued. weighed holdalls....

Poems by Robert Beveridge

  Climb Tired biceps flex, fingers struggle. Hours of darkness, of rope. Still no light above. There is a deep attraction in relaxation, the power of...

Switchblades on the Table – Poems by: María Ramírez Delgado

Translated from Spanish by : Billy B. Thompson 1. Switchblades on the Table Let’s put two switchblades on the table. Look at them and don’t let their...

Poems by Karla Linn Merrifield

Gizmo Girl’s Touristy Snapshot Two senoras, thirty-somethings, sisters or girlfriends on Sunday’s day off, working girls, maybe office staff, off-duty hip to hip on a white tile banc beneath...

Poems by Holly Day

Once again, winter is here and I don’t know where the time went. The morning glory vines spread over the trellis out back are...

The Stories We Tell Ourselves: A Look Through the Lenses of Zen Buddhism and...

  In his poem Can Palat W.S. Merwin reminisces about an abandoned, hillside farmstead he encountered as a young man. On a terrace he finds an...

Five Poems: By Miriam Sagan

1. Advent let’s ask ourselves what is possible— orange berries clinging to the thorns the moon wanes but like love replenishes if only a sliver remains cattle in the dark field angels on the...

Two Poems by Michael G. Smith

  A Bodhisattva-in-Training Contemplates Self-Denial i. Only years later did Ching An realize burning off two fingers would not lead to enlightenment. But two millenia before, having left his father’s palace, the Buddha figured...

A Poem by Goirick Brahmachari

  Chores / What is a perfect line? It’s not about the pace Not about this race, or how one must slowly learn to earn some disgrace; Why...

Catullus in London – A Poem by Rehan Qayoom

  Introductory Note by the author : Catullus succeeded in his aim to make it ever impossible to pinpoint the identity of his beloved and yet...
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