Every Sheath is Torn – Photo Haiku by Gabriel Rosenstock

  Photography By Youngho Kang   1. throbbing dawn . . . everything becomes something else   2. when every sheath is torn from us . . . what then?   3. before the filthy birth of Time ....

Four Poems By Kevin Casey

  Chemistry We mix, though a true solution eludes us: at best we blend in suspension, debating as to which is the solute, which the solvent, until one...

Three Poems by Lynn Alexander

  Gunsmoke Corralled in Mama’s car for church, scratch paper in our pockets for a showdown of Hangman with my brother, the fragrance of Juicy Fruit wafts out from her open...

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...

Haiku by Richard E Schell

    Fine crystal glazes on stark winter branches form, in quiet midnight  ⁕   Seek a higher path.  As the mighty trunks may fall, humble grass prevails ⁕   Rabbit drinks alone, from beneath cold winter...

Poems by Michael Angel Martin

Cholina  When my mother dies I learn I never knew her. But she told me two stories, two girlhood miracles.   At ten she saves her family from a crocodile stalking in...

Five Poems by John Tustin

  The Dead Appear to Live Looking out the window of the winter morning And seeing the blue white sheen over the fallen leaves That makes the dead...

Poems by Yuan Changming

  Accident            Fiction hit The fact hard, and ran     With truth per se Being the only witness   Listening to the Wind You left there...

Tanka by Gabriel Rosenstock

  Gabriel Rosenstock’s Tanka Series – 4   1. the flower seller is left  with her flowers I am left with my poems                ...

Ila Pal Choudhury Memorial Tribal (Hindi) High School, Sukna Pratham Khanda – By Sumana...

  Everything seems like an invitation, even this fever. This dryness, which mocks reflection, this torn skin, through which light won’t pass. But here it is always childhood,...

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