Monthly Archives: August 2014

Alessandra Trinidad

Bypass My father’s heart pulsates: I am, I am. Still, an electrocardio- gram exposes the shadow of a sorrow embracing his chest  that soon a scalpel  must incise, when a moment, at rest, will either bloom into a petal or … Continue reading

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David Colledge

Rahn Ha Between mouthfuls of alcohol and the din And strain of neon she appears; her face, As wide and petulant as a cat’s, Studies me shyly.  I am all evasion, Robed in irony and forceful chit-chat, Stuck in a … Continue reading

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Gerry Stewart

Moon of Long Nights Moon in a gauze of clouds bumps against our Greek tower. I sculpt the slush of air into tangled dreams, outstretched arms and eyes closed. The winter-gray sea’s expression suggests a mistake, a promise misheard. Muted, … Continue reading

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Terrence L Sykes

RIVERS I HAVE KNOWN London embanks upon The Thames – laced with many bridges Cairo cradles upon The Nile – lacking any bridges My old flat sheltered me from driving rain & cold My new quarters shield me from drought … Continue reading

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Petra Reid

Sonnet 154    Will hath (gone) away and Cupid’s asleep,  Time’s not been kind to the one partner brand;  Whilst as young nymphs we vowed chaste life to keep –  That naiveté’s now got out of hand.  Open plus honest … Continue reading

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Judith Taylor

Siren Even my name makes you think of it. Sax-o-phone – machinery and base desire, in one. And all your fantasies of the low dives you hadn’t the word to get into hang around me like the scent of a … Continue reading

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Kevin Lennon

You Have Waited Billions Of Years I am pleased to meet you in the morning With spider web and dew I am pleased to know you Named after the moon I will always know you Even when you are lost … Continue reading

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