Issue 8 - 8 January 2019

Aakriti Kuntal — Lilith, Vines and Frailty:

Agunbiade Kehinde — The Night My Father Gave Us A Morbid Lamp:

Akanksha Goel — Terrorists aren’t born, they are made:

Alahana Isgrigg — Gone and Younger Years:

Alec Hershman — Lilacs, Mother’s Day and As When the Truth...:

Allan Johnston — Defining the Moon and Arse Poetica:

Amirah Al Wassif — for those who don’t know chocolate!:

Amy Soricelli — Poets are Made in Fourth Grade:

Angela Imhanguelo — Broken Bones:

Arsalan Chalabi — Lovesick:

Babafemi Babatunde — Abigail, Kadara and Grief of Jefe:


Brian Finch — See You Soon-Nan and Self Destruction:


Brinda Sarma — What happens when the ghost of your past takes over you or A 1986 Onida TV:


Brittany Hailer — The Shepherd:


Brooks Robards — Call of the Wild:


Bruce McRae — Rolling The Stone, The Lost Years and Rain At Night:


Bryan C. Tan — It Sounds Like, She did not come here to fly and I Lie in My Sleep:

Carl Scharwath  & Sharon Dina Rose Regala — Sidewalked, US... Our Story and Ekphrastic Poem:


Carla Schwartz — Ashes:


Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon — Exposed, Flood Plain and Recycled Memories:


Clara Burghelea — An abundance of holy things, Self-exile and Lexical Displacement:


Cleo Griffith — Houses, The Artistry of Plain Soil and The Days the Clouds Don’t Want:


Colin James — Choosing the Right Poeticism:


Cordelia Hanemann — Jasmine, Pyrrhic Victories Memoir of a Southern Belle and Who’s Counting:

Dah — Orange, Frost, Drought and Varnished Eyes:


Dan Morey — Ayahuasca:


David B. Prather — The Expulsion, Hyperbole and Resuscitation:


David Masciotra — Noise Pollution, Love Letter and Gore Vidal, RIP:


Debashish Majumdar — Interview and Gone, Mother Gone!:


Debasis Tripathy — Distressful:


Debasish Parashar — Perfumed Gossamer and Drunken Selfies:


Deleteh Bank — You Were Not There:

Eduard Schmidt-Zorner — Tarot cards from a drawer:


Edward Lee — Never Whole, Prisoner and Bone Deep Despair:


Eliza Segiet — Labyrinth, Jokester and Inverted Time:


Elizabeth Cohen — Something, Not the Other Thing and The Possible:


Elizabeth Higgins — The End:


Elizabeth Paxson — The Jellyfish Has No Brain, Unyielding Grasp and Too Much Light:


F. R. Kesby — Tempus Edax Rerum, Shut That Window and It was the longest summer...:


Fabrice Poussin — Scripts, She Dreams and Snows of May:


Fotoula Reynolds — Back to life, Transferring and Sculptured:


George Elliott Clarke — Wisdom of Solomon VI., Wisdom of Solomon VIII. and Wisdom of Solomon IX.:


Guinotte Wise — Vicinity, Hello Eighty and Gray Day:

Hannah Haydt — The Forgiving Fudge, To the Wind and Wave and Syncopated:


Huda Tariq — Tried and tired:


Ifrah Kayenat — A Conveyance, Frozen Feelings and Yearned:


Ipsita Ganguli — Rain:


James Deighan — The young lad’s bell:


Jan Ball — People-watching, Travel Rag and Two French Men:


Jane Moteea — The Missing:


Jennifer Maloney — The Floor, Wanderlust and Pragmatism:


Jerry Chiemeke — Cravings for a Vacation, Sneaky Old Friend and Save Your Strength:


Jessica Barksdale — Bon Soir is a Feeling Not a Time and Clarins:


Joe Barca — Winter Wheat, Holiday and Yuletide:


Joseph S. Pete — A Void Sucking Away at Every Sunday:


Josh Jennings — Silence:


Julia Parbhoo — Words, Proud and What About Poetry:

Katy Scrogin — Winter Testimony, Through an October Window and Square One, Again:


Kelvin Kellman — Ajoke Bello:


Kenneth Pobo — Cake and Garbage Cans, Sparkling and I’m Under:


Ketaki Datta — My Soul running between Lives, A Post Modern Love Poem and Cage-Free Emotions:


Kevin Ridgeway — At the Donut Shop with Calvin and Dead Celebrities:


Kim Fulton — I kind of thought the alpacas were a metaphor until... and A newsroom after...:


Kristina Krumova — Through the Ladder of the Pantyhose, The Rubber Boots Do Not...:


Kristine Brown — $7.99, The Pricey Date that Wasn’t and Sweet Ennui:

Lauren Scharhag — The Bus Station, The Eighth Kind and Bowie:


Lidia Chiarelli — Poppy Red and Garden in October:


Lisa Stice — Late Harvest Moon and Lullaby for My Dog:


M.J. Iuppa — Un)resolved:


Madhulika Ghose — The Last Moghul:


Manoj Pukhrambam — So Far Away From You:


Mary Shanley — bullet in his head:


Max Sparber — A Wish and The Neighbor:


Mbizo Chirasha — Children of Xenophobia:


Meaghan Quinn — Women’s College, Bees Responding to Overdose and Slow Dance, Bullets:


Nick Toczek — Another Bloody Day, Costa Sin Sol, Spain and Not Quite Kennedy:


Nina Buckless — Dream of Birds and I Am Evidence:


Patricia Nelson — Woman of Grey, Circles and Exile:


Paul Kindlon — Poor Players:


Paul Robert Mullen — evolution, near the ritz, roulette:


Peter Nolan — A Culture of Worries:


Pramila Khadun — The wanderer, What next and Separation:


Rachael Ikins — Alien Skin, Dawn after Killing Frost and sun wars:


Raeesa Usmani — Welcome to the Bazaar:


Ranjana Sharan Sinha — Turning Back Time and Poetry My 2 am Friend:


Riham Adly — I’ve Always Loved that Prostitute:


Rizzalyn Bernarte — Bonfire of Lost Daughters, Flight 32 of Guilt Airways and Part Flesh...:

Ron Riekki — Guns = Disease = Guns, It’s Hard Not to Piss People Off... and My Mother Had Two Jobs...
 

Russell Streur — Genesis Story and The Noose:


Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar — My Wedding Day:


Sayan Aich Bhowmik — Arson:


Shabir Ahmad Mir — Ghazal:


Sharena Lee Satti — Alpha, Finding Your Voice and Age Is But a Number:


Steven Lebow — White, as human bone:


Sukrita Paul Kumar — Himalayan Tsunami:


Susannah Violette — Brandt, Margret and You and the Raccoon:


Ted Bernal Guevara — A Manageable War:


Toby Hall — Itch and Wonder:


Trisha Rose — I Cheated On My Soul:


Tyler Robert Sheldon — High Stakes and Raccoon:


Ugonnaora Owoh — vortex:


Ursula Nichowski  — Electra:


Wil Michael Wrenn — Full Moon Night, Mystery and Someday After:


Wilda Morris — Reminder, Ishmael Reflects on the Try-Works Fire and Melville in Love:


William J. Tell — Drunk on banker’s blood:


Wolf Kevin Martin — Burnt Sage Again:

(AR Rahman’s 1947 Earth Theme Music)

BONUS:

Alfred K. LaMotte — Gift, As You Awaken and Pronouns:

R. Bremner — Monk sweeps in the window:

 

 

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