By Don Kingfisher Campbell   Everyone can guess you put butterflies in my soul They've probably deduced I've felt a migration of feeling But do they know you are my Martin Luther King preacher for my poetic freedom I was once behind bars imposed by a closed-minded material marriage But my heart flamed inside through my … Continue reading Mariposas

Tommy Haiku #146-151

By Thomas Page I count, once again, The fifteen ornaments that Hang from the garlands I am the guard of The door marked “Elves only.” Kids Love to make for it. The river frozen, Labored frigid breaths escape From chilled lungs and tongues The trees dead jutting Out of graying, cold hillsides. The year is … Continue reading Tommy Haiku #146-151

Life is a Glass of Coke

By Sravani Singampalli Email id: Bio: Sravani Singampalli is a published writer and poet from India. She is presently pursuing doctor of pharmacy at JNTU KAKINADA university in Andhra Pradesh,India. I sit with a glass of coke I take small sips And enjoy its refreshing taste. Conversations with my friends press on And after sometime … Continue reading Life is a Glass of Coke

New Years Day, Hallelujah, Kindergarten Forest

By Thomas Page “New Years Day” As night bleeds into day, the sun Will rise against a Renaissance’d World of resolutions, hopes, dreams. Holy day of obligation Sets the nail on the old vinyl To chant songs of the Mother of God. The Christmas tree is thrown out Into expanse of wilderness. “Hallelujah” Hallelujah, alleluia No matter … Continue reading New Years Day, Hallelujah, Kindergarten Forest

Shopping, Book Exchange, Alliterations Available

By Thomas Page “Shopping” The parking lot is full of them— Christmas Maenads—desperately Trying to park their Subarus, Fords, or whatever crossovers Popular these days. I’m almost Hit by them trying to reverse Into a lucrative spot near The Amish Market. Pure madness. “Book Exchange” This shouldn’t be as stressful as It is. It’s just … Continue reading Shopping, Book Exchange, Alliterations Available