Fluent Influences and Other Poems

By Alex Andy Phuong Fluent Influences Being under the influence Implies intoxication, But the ones who demonstrate maturation Do have the ability To help others Profoundly, And linguistic speakers Could utilize language skills To positively influence Their own surroundings To benefit humanity In a world filled with diversity Well Wells Snow White singing at a … Continue reading Fluent Influences and Other Poems

Always Will Be the Scream and Other Poems

By Gregory Johnson Always Will Be the Scream Down deep In the dark wet places He is mired in muck And he screams. Holy sufferer Or a ghost on a spree Gives his voice To the tortures therein. I told him sincere That he didn’t have to scream He stopped, puzzled… Then what? He seemed … Continue reading Always Will Be the Scream and Other Poems

I’m an ocean drowning in sorrows and Oh him, he stood fathomless

By Rana H. Ezeldin I'm an ocean drowning in sorrows I'm an ocean drowning in sorrows I swallow the wave tides into motion The sky singing its angelic rythm And seagulls frolic enjoying the scene I am the golden sand glimmer in hot yellow The sun's blinding with a million rays Bliss flies over the … Continue reading I’m an ocean drowning in sorrows and Oh him, he stood fathomless

Academy Classics: Thrice

By Thomas Page Everybody in town knew about the murders. You couldn’t walk down Washington Street without someone tapping you on the shoulder to confirm what they already knew. The Harrisons had lived in this little ordinary house on top of Rodham Hill about fifteen long steps away from their neighbors—the Tiffanys. Dan Tiffany was … Continue reading Academy Classics: Thrice

Witchy Halloween and Other Poems

By Michael Lee Johnson Witchy Halloween Inside this late October 31st night, this poem turns into a pumpkin. Animation, something has gone devilishly wrong with my imagery. I take the lid off the pumpkin’s head light the pink candles inside. Demons, cry, crawl, split, fly outsides — escape, through the pumpkin’s eyes. I’m mixed in … Continue reading Witchy Halloween and Other Poems