Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Meet up at the River    With Chris, by reeds, before day heat, dawn song went down to the river.   He, college man,  middle ‘Yonges’, long gone, soul and body doctor, journal only google, atrial fibrillation access, leaving own sugar needle flask once on station platform, boarding panic.   Assamese coffee shop, assumed hippy … Continue reading Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Low Key, Chilled Out

By Ian Copestick A foggy, freezing cold night At the start of the new year. After taking the dog out For her nightly exercise. We enter the nice, warm Heated house. Open a Couple of bottles of wine, Eat nice cheeses and Salamis with crackers. The popular, hyped days Of the season are gone. But, … Continue reading Low Key, Chilled Out

Poems by Ann Christine Tabaka

Garment of Pain   Trying to forget pain sewn into the hem of my life, with stitches  straight and precise. No scissor  can cut me free. Adamantine thread of dolor, pulled tight, knotted and  tucked deftly. Perfect garment of malaise,  worn without a thought of redemption.  Cold truth filtrates through loose woven cloth.  Frayed edges  … Continue reading Poems by Ann Christine Tabaka