Matter and Other Poems

By Alex Andy Phuong Matter Scientific chemistry Romantic sensibility Mind over matter Mad as a hatter They had chattered They had flattered Even flirting Could come off As too strong Back off Or be wrong And sing a song Because passion Is a matter of selection Purify Purify purity Practice serenity Surrender the heart Ease … Continue reading Matter and Other Poems

“Roof Shingles Falling for Each Other”

By Ryan Quinn Flanagan A hand in the land, who needs a trowel? Dirt under the nails. Wires of robot circumcision snipped. Grass clippings over naked legs. Lyme disease ticks by the hedge line. A hand on the hip for balance. Roof shingles falling for each other. Perhaps some lemonade. Ice in a rattling sweaty … Continue reading “Roof Shingles Falling for Each Other”