Poetry

POETRY EXERCISES by Ronnie Sirmans

October 14, 2017
POETRY EXERCISES by Ronnie Sirmans

Per the published evanescent instructor, I breathe in ellipses through my nose, and like him, exhale them from my mouth.
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PRIAPUS’ ADMISSION by Craig Kurtz

September 10, 2017
PRIAPUS’ ADMISSION by Craig Kurtz

it might appear each minute of our days and nights are doing love; at least locution would suggest most of our weeks are spent undressed;
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PETULIA by Ricky Garni

March 26, 2017
PETULIA by Ricky Garni

They were always naked and smiling and offering things from the pantry to others who sat near the record player who were usually naked and smoking.
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JUVENILE NONSENSE by Ndifreke George

March 11, 2017

They wake the children yet don’t care Just wish they could mellow the sweet decibel
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A HISTORY OF NEW YORK by Ricky Garni

March 7, 2017
A HISTORY OF NEW YORK by Ricky Garni

....they hooted and whistled and now they are dead.
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GUARANTEE OF QUALITY AND FRESHNESS by Lew Caccia

February 14, 2017
GUARANTEE OF QUALITY AND FRESHNESS by Lew Caccia

With the lid off the coconut beckoned. As did the maple nut butter and the orange and lemon cream.
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POEMS OF MINDFULNESS AND ANNOYANCE By Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273), with Eric Muller (1962-)

January 26, 2017

I will whisper secrets in your ear, just nod yes and be silent. Like the one about how dumb people look when they silently nod. Ha! See what I did there?
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MURRAY CHRIS MESS by Cherese Cobb

December 20, 2016
MURRAY CHRIS MESS by Cherese Cobb

On top of the roof, nail gun in hand, Papa devised a spectacular plan; Why he’d string lights here and throw tinsel there. He’d outdo his damn neighbors if only he dared.
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I THINK ABOUT SUPERMAN by Sandy Feinstein

December 14, 2016
I THINK ABOUT SUPERMAN by Sandy Feinstein

All the extra weight of near victims, and Lois Lane when he lands.
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THE NIGHT IS A SEA by Michael ‘Wudz’ Ochoki

November 4, 2016
THE NIGHT IS A SEA by Michael ‘Wudz’ Ochoki

...it's a calm night; i almost stretch out my arms to swim in the serendipity.
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New Look, Same Magazine

In the immortal words of the Brady kids:

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