By Thomas Page There was a nation called Newlandia which existed in a time not unlike our own. It had majestic coasts sprinkled with fishing villages. It had glens bearding mountains and mountains cutting into the skies. The little country had no reason to be recorded in history because it kept to itself and … Continue reading “Parliament; or Crepe Suzette”
By Thomas Page Long, long, ago It has been supposed That we all spoke With the same furl of tongue. Long, long ago It has been told That we all spoke With the same folly of tongue. Long, long ago It has been foretold That if we all spoke With the same furl of … Continue reading “Babel”
By Thomas Page What are poems made of? Are they made of chalk scribbled on concrete Or are they reflections found in mirrors, Or are they made of acrylic, Or of the condensation of the sky, Or even the quiet moments found in the fading light in eyes That meet for a moment? The … Continue reading “Lyres”
By Thomas Page Virgil says hell is in Naples, birthplace of pizza: Sweltering ovens I finally know Why a sweater is called A “sweater;” it’s hot A poet and a tech Each crafting a design the Same; ekphrasis A thousand years of Death in Virgil recycled By oblivion A doppelgänger Sitting at a desk with … Continue reading Haiku 221-234
By Thomas Page Potomac Waters Reflecting the Washington Marbled-white skyline. Calendared April, Waxing hibernating. Heat now rising from The ground, awakens Rosy-hued gifts from Japan ‘Bout a century Ago. See how the Washingtonian escapes Political plight To smell faintly sweet Cherry blossoms and to crown Themselves new Floras, Kings and Queens of trees Belonging … Continue reading “Sakura”
“Brain of a Cat”
By Thomas Page Dr. Reading wanted to make a scene By transforming a cat into a dream Teacher by the end of fifteen school weeks. Sangchu, his proposed student, barely speaks Nor communicates with the clarity Normally reserved by rarity Of talking animals. “This is harder Than I initially envisioned,” to her He said. … Continue reading “Brain of a Cat”
Poems by Rob Schackne
By Rob Schackne Yesterday It meets the eye yesterday we met migrants walking on the beach out of sight they turned waxing crescent yesterday we met they came back there was a boat that's not it what meets the eye yesterday we met a bloodbath yesterday we met at the poetry shop yesterday we … Continue reading Poems by Rob Schackne
Two Stars, One Sky
By James Diaz Two Stars, One Sky look at what almost owned me, i thought only certain pieces can be swallowed but it's the whole body how it presses at its edges as if it could only release enough air then maybe it wouldn't be so prone to breaking it's not until you're too old … Continue reading Two Stars, One Sky
Poems By Ahmad Al-Khatat.
Lips of Sweetness Sweetness of lips talk nothing but kind words as if you were reading verses from the heaven when those lips draw near me in bed I hear the echoes of lovers from the distance of moon Back to desires, you are the first one blue-eyed lake in dark, like your eyes … Continue reading Poems By Ahmad Al-Khatat.
Poems By Marc Carver
ONE OF THESE DAYS We went down to the sea put mud all over us and baked in the sun. Some people had left some cut in half water bottles filled with mud an old Scandinavian man came over to his family who were covered in mud. The little girl wanted to put some mud … Continue reading Poems By Marc Carver