Poems

Dreaming, by Ashley Carrithers

Dreaming, by Ashley Carrithers

Dreaming lovers dream together, eyes on I’s lips kissing smiles breasts upon hearts and middle places aflame She unglues passion bonds leaves a linger of scent on my bed and in my mind drives away to distant climes as elastic love stretches and . . . holds […]

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Tapping My Own Phone, by Ron Whitehead

Tapping My Own Phone, by Ron Whitehead

Ron Whitehead, longtime author, editor, outlaw poet, speaker-singer—you name it, is the principal organizer of the upcoming (April Fool’s thru 5th) GonzoFest 2014 in Louisville, KY, a massive extravaganza honoring native son Hunter S. Thompson with every sort of Gonzo activity you can imagine and probably some […]

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Dead End, by opie477

Dead End, by opie477

People suffer all over the world, In painful balls they’re tightly curled. Waiting, hoping, begging and killing, Atrocities done by the willing. Seeking answers to who they are, Am I just here to go to war? Meaning and purpose. I want them now, Where is my peace? […]

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Loving (for Jules), by Ashley Carrithers

Loving (for Jules), by Ashley Carrithers

golden girl outshining yon sun traipsing sandwards, trailing cutest pooch and songs sweet with being, beach-bound. she is dream-laden landed on Earth’s shore a warm walking statue blue, blue eyes aswirl above smile’s radiance words wilt here, think otherworldly think bountiful beauty and feel fathomless love. Ocean, […]

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Frozen, by Tia Kessler

Frozen, by Tia Kessler

“Frozen” is a poem from the second volume of Ms Kessler’s two-volume set, Girl Unbound. Volume 1: In Love was released by Cook Creative on Valentine’s Day 2014 and can be purchased here. Volume 2: In Despair will be published by Cook Creative later this spring. Frozen The wind […]

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Three new poems, by Tia Kessler

Three new poems, by Tia Kessler

Congratulations to Ms. Tia Kessler. Her newest work, Girl Unbound, Volume 1: In Love, was released on Valentine’s Day 2014 by Cook Creative Works, which readers can buy here. Her poem “Cocaine Heart Breakers” from the book and a couple of earlier poems were previously shared with us […]

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Cupid, by Renee Overstreet

Insidious childlike angelic pest adorned with pewter black wings must you make such nauseating spectacles of foolishly smitten human beings? Grotesquely flaunting gaudiness in mouth-to-mouth displays of public affection so hideous I am blinded with dismay. Unearthly creature armed with bow and arrow bloody hearts falling limp […]

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Still In Love

Baby, I can’t explain a lot of silly things I do. I can also feel the pain every time that I hurt you. My shortcomings must be difficult for your love to endure. But when you hold me in your arms I know that I am yours. […]

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Cocaine Heart Breakers, by Tia Kessler

Cocaine Heart Breakers, by Tia Kessler

He was the wolf I was the child. Trembling expectant shift of paradigm renewal smoky forests at the water’s edge. He was the wolf I trembled brave child too naive to be afraid. Cocaine heart breakers in the heartland of America. He was the wolf I was […]

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Kentucky Baptismal, by Tia Kessler

Kentucky Baptismal, by Tia Kessler

Wash in the river To remove my sins, Blood-stained soul. Preacher man says I can’t go home. Well, I’ve bathed In every creek Across Kentucky Haven’t found one That set me free. So I’ve been walking for miles Down these dusty roads Looking to rest My weary […]

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