Category Archives: Poetry

  1. CHINESE CHARACTERS: LESSON 1 by Yuan Changming

    November 29, 2019 by RJ

    思:  thought takes place        In the field of heart 闷:  depressed when your heart is       Shut behind a door 忍:tolerate …
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  2. ashes: ashes, poetry by John Sweet

    November 19, 2018 by RJ

    give this man crawling blind through the upstate desert a glass of fire give him the gift of barbed-wire, of …
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  3. HE WAS AWESOME by John D Robinson

    May 14, 2016 by RJ

      By the age of 15 the house was wall to wall with trophies, he was special, he was something …
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  4. TWO POEMS by Sanjeev Sethi

    May 4, 2016 by RJ

      Peregrinations For years it has been raining. I’ve moved often. Each site I made mine it seemed, I had …
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  5. breaking the fishing line by Sam Kendall


    April 1, 2016 by RJ

      i hadn’t noticed the scar snagging the corner of her mouth like a wound in the cheek of a …
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  6. BONES OF WEED by Chris Milam


    March 15, 2016 by RJ

      The odor of fossilized urine clings to denim as you bash asphalt, miles and miles of steps to libraries, …
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  7. KIYIYA VURAN INSANLIK by Leila K. Norako

    March 11, 2016 by RJ

      A little boy drowned off a Turkish coast. His body washed to Bodrum’s shore, to father’s arms— as did …
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    March 8, 2016 by RJ

      Thoughts of suicide, self injury, homicide, sleeplessness, sexual dysfunction, inability to urinate, liver pain, kidney pain, confusion, fainting upon …
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  9. FOR H by Rehan Qayoom

    February 16, 2016 by RJ

      Years of research and a line of verse The paper detritus is left behind My pipe is full of …
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  10. HOW I GOT THROUGH by Matthew Borczon

    February 15, 2016 by RJ

      How I got through I remember the chest wounds small in front but with huge exit sites I remember …
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