In Dreams

By Todd Matson in dreams she appears to me as bubbles blown by the billions each carrying bits of precious cargo adding up to the sum total of all she has seen all she has heard all she has smelled all she has tasted all she has felt all she has embraced all she has … Continue reading In Dreams

Sea Foam and Other Poems

By Alex Andy Phuong Sea Foam Waves crashing upon the sand Water naturally connected with land See the sea Sometimes sea foam green Hardly ever obscene And even as a tempest Becomes a test Of courage and endurance The ones who overcome Refuse to succumb To the mysterious power Of the supposedly final hour And … Continue reading Sea Foam and Other Poems

I’m Made of Ice, My Ancestors are Made of Ice, and My Ice and Other Poems

By Ron Riekki I’m Made of Ice, My Ancestors are Made of Ice, and My Ice (Sonnet 1,865) is me. I look outside the window and see that we are pointing down, all of us icicles stalactite-ing, maxillary, Wed, married to winter, to wind, to winos at Mike’s Corner Store where we sit huddled, holding … Continue reading I’m Made of Ice, My Ancestors are Made of Ice, and My Ice and Other Poems

Uplifting a City with Each Stroke and Other Poems

By Douglas J. Lanzo Uplifting a City with Each Stroke Dedicated to Arshay Cooper, Preston Grandberry, Malcolm Hawkins, Ray “Pookie” Hawkins and Alvin Ross, members of the Manley High School Rowing Team and Chicago Sprint Silver Medalists Plying through the river, stroke by stroke they row, sleek above the surface, avoiding undertow; Four men reunited, … Continue reading Uplifting a City with Each Stroke and Other Poems