Month: July 2016

Poems by Irsa Ruçi

Peregrination   I started wandering in streets I don’t know, They don’t even know me The strange streets around myself travel, It will be easier a long uninterrupted way Than the short ways that faster are forgotten.  ...

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Poem by Lorraine Caputo

DANCE FOR A NEW YEAR   The near-midnight streets are littered with the frenzied sales of this day Someone sweeps them into large piles & sets them ablaze On one corner a family sits drinking to music             ...

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Poem by Abdulhafeez T. Oyewole

A-Nostalgic   Nothing handy Or handsome To buoy up What’s left of us No healing pill For our hearts Casted out Of our parent soil For reason Hanging in the air   About the Poet Abdulhafeez Taiye Oyewole is a Nigerian...

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Poem by Farzana Sharmin Surovi

  Pang and Prayer of a Kafir-in-Exile (An elegy dedicated to the heretic martyrs, who defended our rights to speak)   The caravans were crossing the Bay of Bengal, I frowned at them, “Caravans of cravens from...

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Poems by Lori Ann Kusterbeck

Flight She sings outside his window the sweetness of spring new life, new home   he watched for days as she laid every twig with care stealing hair from the dog cotton from the old deck chair building her nest then laying...

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