Poems by Charles Rammelkamp

Colors  When did salmon become a color? Around the same time peach and pistachio did, I imagine.  Their thingness provides a solidity to the tones, as any noun brings a shape to experience. Red, blue, yellow, pink, green, purple, orange. The words label the visual quality without reference to something colored just so, only abstract … Continue reading Poems by Charles Rammelkamp

Glassjawed

By Thomas Page   What is the strongest point of your face? Trace the hallows of orbitals and nose, Blows made in boxing would fell anyone, Won by the impression that the face is His keystone. All faces become glassjaws ‘Cause a good southpaw to the mandible. Reasonable people know mixed-martial arts Parts anyone with … Continue reading Glassjawed