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poems by Askold Skalsky

Already seeking a foundational bedrock in the golden age   A gaspingly impatient hominid clinging to a sea-wave battered rock, just an isolated promontory jutting…

The Open Sun

by Annie Rachele Lanzillotto I am having elective surgery today. Heart removal. Cardiectomy. “It’s routine,” the cardiectologist says, “simpler even than removing a breast.” Swap…

Thunderbird

by Niles Reddick             I told them I was innocent, but the cops didn’t believe me, my ex didn’t believe me, and most of my…

My arab

by Ella Kanegarian Göktaş The arab looked at me, while slowly biting a small part of his chunky dark chocolate colored lip and said: “Your…

poems by Nigel Edwards

Betrayed   My heart feels broken, remembering the words you have spoken. Eckoing around and around and around again. Don’t want to remember, as sweet…

Second Nature Hatred

-a visceral journey- by Mario Șerban The red gaze is the real scream. Because the howling and growling are meant to be whispered. Rumbling is…