Poetry

Poetry2020-06-09T15:47:01+00:00

Alienation

Howie Good

I met an alien named Stevie behind McDonald’s who said if I got the cash together, he would take me and my wife on his flying […]

Atomic Number

Howie Good

Overconfident physicists will rearrange the particles of the atom. Dogs will go crazy when the mangled ghosts of those who died in the electric chair or […]

Cacophony

Beaton Galafa

if i were you
i would not know what to choose too
between the sun and light from the moon.
last night i slept well with my face stuck
into […]

Empty House Etude

Seth Jani

If you are alone at least
there’s a piano humming between walls,
or the mirage of music
tossed-up by your memory
like a black root, a dahlia
for that second shadow.
Is […]

EVEN IF YOU’RE A SMOKER

Robert Beveridge

There’s an ambulance around here
somewhere, driven by Rasputin,
or so local legend would have it.
He specializes in patients who […]

None of these Words Mean What You Think

Mary Birnbaum

The word awake means dreaming in the moonlight.
You carefully place your feet, one by one,
in the shadow pool. Your ankles are stiff with un-
remembered nightmares. The […]

SAD VIOLIN THING

Robert Beveridge

It rains cannoli in that little
town in the Balkans, you’ve
heard, where you plan
to honeymoon once you’ve
found the perfect pair of onyx
shoehorns. Ever since you
cut yourself skiing, […]