Poetry - Year III - Number 11 - January 2018

    WALKING by Patrick Hurley

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    WALKING…selectionsBy Patrick Hurley *** letters and numbers convergethen dissolve into pure sound suddenly visible in the pavementa repeated pattern of circles

    DAY AT THE BEACH by Debbie Richard

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    DAY AT THE BEACHBy Debbie Richard LuminescenceExuding brilliance, you step into a roomas an actor steps onto a stage,heads turn, instantly drawn to your smile,the tilt of your head,...

    RAPTURE OF FUNK by Lenny Lewis

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    THE RAPTURE OF FUNK By Lenny Lewis Two nights before Frediawas due backfrom elective castrationI carried her one-eyedblack dog down the stairs.Both of us soakedin his...

    TO THAW by Annelise Mozzoni

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    TO THAWBy Annelise Mozzoni Kenmore Electric Dryer Room steeped in blue,her and I,folding cotton waves. Standing in a swallow of light,she pulls sheets...

    AT THE BREWERY DOWNTOWN by Hannah Kludy

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    AT THE BREWERY DOWNTOWNBy Hannah Kludy  Martyr has six definitions on Dictionary.comFire never looked so sinister to me, a moth in North America. We speak of martyrs as though...

    GONE GIRL by Lana Bella

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    GONE GIRLBy Lana Bella ENWREATHED Now she knew it has been wintersoaking long stretches of rivers and fields. Moving hands intopockets thick of tweed, skin feltthe hollows flaked...

    CLARITY by Irene Mitchell

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    CLARITYBy Irene Mitchell Premonition Fallen grapes eaten beneath the vines’ enclosure.All those annoying twists and tangles. Wiser not to dwell on complexitybut feast on...

    GHOSTS by Richard Dinges

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    GHOSTSBy Richard Dinges, Jr. Ghosts When young, I viewedthe outside worldin a black and whitebox, veiled by a thindusting of snow, voicesa static blend spokenin...

    MAKING IMAGES by Martin Altman

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    MAKING IMAGESBy Martin Altman Making Images By the painter’s brush                                                               An image is born as picture before it’s born as speech, But in a cloud of pictures,The...