Poetry

Glass

You, Torn One, With Arms crossed And Eyes that sting, You Hate me As God hates me- With total, complete Authority. The red-stained string...

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Love Notes From Humanity: The Lust, Love & Loss Collection

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our much-anticipated Poetry anthology. Love Notes from Humanity – The Lust, Love &...

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Snow White and the 7 Pygmies

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series: Fairytales Retold my seven dear friends told me what happened while I was sleeping apparently a...

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Cat in the Cold

Crib about jetlag. Binge eat on a flight serving oily fries. Hang on trees bungee jump and throw up on your car seat. Kill time and watch...

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Prison Blues

Mother Servant Concubine Lonely Dreamer Alive only by a whisper Useless, never enough. Stoic Listless Paranoid Bored Always a smile....

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100 Years from Yesterday

Imagine what today’s world would be like If the Suffragettes had been three million strong? 100 years from yesterday Fewer men...

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The Affair

I sit in a chair, near the window. The light shines in on me, but I don’t feel its warmth. I look around, silence is everywhere. I am...

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And I Love Her

a brave new year dawns amidst a clown led misogynistic circus and there are words that need to be spoken so let me not mumble or remain...

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On the Way to a Red Hot Chili Peppers Concert

I sat on the train with my feet stretched out on the seat in front of me. Heavy rain fell on the platforms outside and on the tracks. It...

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All in favour of #theConservativeMajority, Wear White!

A satire on the ‘Wear White’ campaign against Pink Dot 2014, Singapore The devil doesn’t wear Prada but the pious garb of...

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January Flashback: The Bone Keeper

This entry is part 7 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally published on FC, August 2016 I have cleaned my...

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January Flashback: Sweet Child of Mine

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally Published May 2015 My darling child, how would...

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Waiting, Waiting

I stood alone in darkness Where there were no stars; No light to see. Where there was no hope; No heart to beat. I found everything broken;...

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The GoFundMe Script for Alpha-Centauri

Kids: Collect your pennies and bottle return dimes. Check any return slots on parking meters and vending machines that don’t use credit...

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Presence in Absence

You are an omnipresent cold embrace, that keeps me shivering through the empty nights. You are the dawn of day and the moon, that blinds me...

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¿Ima Jima be Over Hira kk All-Jinn?

I don’t speak Chinese, I don’t speak Swahili, I don’t speak Arabic, I don’t speak Spanish, I don’t speak French, I don’t speak...

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On Chapin Street

We sat bare assed and wetting our hunger condensing. In a cloud of Jack Daniels you dealt a final round. Drawing each card slowly from the...

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Psychosomatic

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series: Medical Mayhem Concerning autoimmune conditions: first, describe the pain, then follow the...

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Sometimes I Find Her

Sometimes I find her so heavy with thought, She can’t remember where she put it, the thing, the one thing she ought to bring to the...

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If this Temporary Life

if this temporary life I call my own requires a realization that it could end at any moment if it means nothing more than a breaking of the...

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Send in Your DNA Today!

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series: Sicilian Ancestors You might find family members you don’t know exist: half-brothers,...

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Solo

I walk to learn to become one Within my own skin Immeasurable distance A path designed by the stars A solo journey Of my own free will My...

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Parliaments

I spend most nights smoking parliaments in my parents’ hot tub, watching the smoke blend with the steam. Losing sight of which is which,...

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Bi-Polar Love

We had a chaotic reverie. We united as a weary Autumn storm pissing on rusty love. The times you filmed me drooling my savior complex. The...

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Sex with Strangers

It was a dare, oh yes it was I was young crazy and in lust. You were dangerous. The right kind of madness had arrived just in time. We were...

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[v.5]

give me the gun, my love this is no dance, no punchline blue smoke coiling like hollow wire above the spruce crowns, glittered with the...

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