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poems by Cynthia Balea

[debut] THEMigod   Thrown away Thrown away in a mold of unattainable aspirations And left there Rotting – Decomposing gruesomely as nonfulfillment putrefies my brain…

The Forever-Dying City

by Oliviu Crâznic   The haggard mures, the forlorn alleys, The purblind mansions – casements, none; The wilted ivy and the placard Reading not WELCOME,…

poems by Mitchell Grabois

Inferno   I thought I’d read the Inferno aloud to my wife while we were house-sitting in a drafty old farmhouse in Umbria but after…

poems by Sam Rose

The Television   The television talks to nobody. (Nobody is home, and nobody is listening.) Why does it press on, forecasting scattered showers when nobody…

Hollow Be Thy Name

by Oliviu Crâznic In my mouth – a taste of iron, In my eye – ERASE/REPEAT; Best served cold, this baneful silence – Falsehood favoring…

poems by Fabrice B. Poussin

The Ditch Here a journey ended Water runs through the bones Attempting the ultimate cleansing Of a lost soul.

poems by Gale Acuff

All   If I loved Jesus any more than I loved God wouldn’t that be like adultery –idolatry I mean, at Sunday School Miss Hooker’s my…

Don’t Blink

by Corneliu Negru versiunea română Don’t close your eyes, always keep the light on. “But I’m trying to do just that.” “Maybe you are not trying hard…