Month: February 2018

Poetry by Misty Rose

Dirty Laundry   In the tub another scent falls. I have to keep your coveralls Separate from my undies, To not mix sharp with ivories.   Yesterday folds flat unflattered. Today is still unhampered. A pocket kept key is a find,...

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Poem by Shane Guthrie

Incarnadine   Have you ever held up a flashlight Behind the webbing in your fingers Seen the light come through Like looking into your bloody flesh?   I once opened my knee with a machete But it was white and yellow inside...

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Poems by Ginna Wilkerson

Aphrodite 2017   The stylish haircut rests on a searching teen-aged face: freckled nose, pale grey eyes, cropped hair colored magenta.   The absence of arms is arresting.   Prostheses fit to nubs of flesh – when clothed, they...

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Poems by Oluwapelumi Francis Salako

Crank shrapnels   I found this song in the middle of dark places and piercing catchwords, formaldehyde air and an unplaced Requiem that wears a rhythm that resemble me  so much –   This song was sang in a distant place...

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