Poems from Wendy Taylor Carlisle

Threnody In this picture his spider-fingers work the strings blue-veined arms flex tattooless, smooth- skinned ...

Poems from Ruth Lehrer

Fall There’s a fog on my heart I don’t know when from a condensation of moldy heath stuffed against cell walls too long What do they call...

Poems from Anna Cates

Through the Looking Glass “But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat: "we’re all...

Poems from Deborah Pless

my psychopharmacologist it’s very possible that my psychopharmacologist is stealing my words at night it’s not the drugs it’s him, my...

Poems from Amarine Rose Ravenwood

A Mother's Treasure She holds her child near, Her child, so dear, As the chair rocks to and fro… It’s been a hard day, And the long night...

Poems from Eliza Mimski

Life Experiences One Yes, of course the act itself is bad but what happens afterwards just goes on and on. For years, every time I'd have...

Poem from Rebecca Sian Pyne

Nemesis Your lying kisses tasted like stale wine. Your breath was warm and tainted by deceit. This new heart you held, it was never mine....

Poems from Madeleine Gallo

Third Party Each morning before the rooster crowed, Ramona rose to see him. He was a russet stallion, colored like tribal boots, a...

Poem from Diane Valentine

A Child's Lament I’m the reason You married I’m the reason You’re unhappy I’m the reason You are battered I’m the reason You’re afraid....

Poems from Deana Nantz

Mean Beak Bringing food for my husband but none for me, my mother-in-law is a foil to my mindful mater who feeds us both. Sitting crooked...

Poems from Brittany Ackerman

Baby Blue My brother was the firstborn. He was spoiled. He had blonde hair, so light, so soft, almost white. Then it all turned dark...