It Amazes Me How I Heart the Hazy Art I tried to maintain straightfacedness “Photography.. Is taking paintings’ places At our public art palaces.” Said a sad man in line, up ahead, “Imaginably.. Detail has its beauty..but the thing Is..A twin image is less interesting.” This made me mention McLuhan, Not the man, but the […]More
Every so often, I feature work by an emerging poet under my “Poet Rising” series. Stay tuned for the next call for submissions!
THERE’S FOG There’s fog. Then, there’s people landing planes at all hours. There’s dogs chasing birds on runways. And one way those people in those towers can plan to, and see to, land planes is the guts to go with the guages. They heartfelt dealt with data, Trusted all they’d seen on their farforeign &; […]More
Every couple of months I like to feature a poem by a gifted emerging writer. This month, I would like to feature a poet and several of his poems. His name is G.M. Melvin and here is his bio, in his words: For creature comforts (& the cold cash necessary to trade for them) I […]More
Dear readers, it is that time again. In honor of National Poetry Month, I am launching another “Poem of the Month” contest this April. Please send three of your best pieces to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30th to enter. Looking forward to reading your work!More
Squirrel You don’t see me. Mouth full of food. Acorn. Or chestnut. Round and round the mulberry bush Or tree Sycamore I think. Non native – like you. Bloody foreigners. Been here years you plead. Family all work. Pay our taxes. People don’t like our colour. Looks fine to me. Silver. Sleek. It’s the […]More
The winner of December’s “Poem of the Month” contest is just about ready to be revealed. So stay tuned…we could be announcing the results as early as tomorrow!More