You Can’t Kiss And Smile At The Same Time

You Can’t Kiss And Smile At The Same Time by William Merricle love’s burnt crust hurtles through the heavens shred-faced angels laugh at perturbation’s edge lightness and darkness are composed of breeze passion grows numb with overstimulation graceful fiery serpents sing joy to the world innocence is a merciless escape-art magician shadows sleep on the […]

Three Miles Deep

Three Miles Deep by Julian DeWees Tremble Quiver Synchronistic shockwave Elated and kind On the swivel Architects’ abode Blood-sweat-tears-brimstone-shy Rebar-bent Concrete-bound Imprisoned and flighty Delinquent handshakes With God and satire To vanquish our sins For we have sinned The latter denied Secret and eaten alive The adverse Shrouded in honey Blanketed by smiles Dank with […]

Review of Apathy and other Small Disasters by Paul Neilan

Review of Apathy and other Small Disasters by Paul Neilan St Martin’s Griffin Publishing, ISBN 978 0 312 352196 Paper-back – 231 Pages by Ben Macnair “If Tolstoy were alive today and working as a temp at Panoptican Insurance, he’d say that all insurance companies are the same, then throw himself through an eighteenth story […]

Collectivists In Individuals Clothing

Collectivists In Individuals Clothing by Timothy Bearly I don’t want a nation of thinkers, I want a nation of workers —John D. Rockefeller He approached me on the street today, he was peddling “atlas shrugged” books and “don’t tread on me” shirts He handed me a pamphlet on “personal liberty.” “Come Join our cause!” It […]

I Wish You Well on Your Transmigration; A Comparison of Two Poems by Cerebella

I Wish You Well on Your Transmigration; A Comparison of Two Poems by Cerebella by Matt Ronquillo There is an energy that resonates when a space-cadet poet like Haggard and Halloo’s notoriously strange “Cerebella” decides to write about universal issues that her peers can relate to. I’m not strictly talking about other poets when I […]