Turtle Synchrony and Other Poems

By Charles Weld Turtle Synchrony A big one strode across my sister’s yard June 3rd. And my brother-in-law wrote that another appeared the day after to dig up their grass and lay eggs for an hour, undeterred from this task by his presence. The Thoreaus also had a nest of turtle eggs, buried by Henry, … Continue reading Turtle Synchrony and Other Poems

from Icicles this Abstraction and Other Poems

By A.J. Huffman from Icicles this Abstraction  Vision equals illusion. What cannot be seen often retracts, refracts into brilliant array of perceived mobility. Angles hang, vacant vases of possibility. Look closer. Infinity dangles just below the light. I Am Staircase  spiraling towards nowhere I will ever reach. Archaic, I am kept in appreciation of past … Continue reading from Icicles this Abstraction and Other Poems

Oh Mother, Forgive Us and An Ode to Misfits

By J.W. Ellenhall  Oh Mother, Forgive Us Oh Mother, My Mother, Our greed smothered your cries. We drilled too deep, drew oil from your veins, until the ground quaked with your screams. We burned your hair, smoked your tree tresses, until tsunamis cooled your aching skin. We filled your sky eyes with fumes, until you … Continue reading Oh Mother, Forgive Us and An Ode to Misfits