Meditation With Winter Coming and Determining All – a poem by R.W. Jagodnik

Meditation With Winter Coming and Determining All  Sometimes the distance between is deeper than salmon can swim, oceanwise. These limits only lead “out there,” a direct current beyond, a dark panther snarling and pouncing into morning, devouring.  Musts awaken this feeling — the willed so bound, so unheeded by the very breath that feeds them. […]

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The Blaze – a poem by Seth Jani

The Blaze I built my temple in the place Where the biologists claim “Dead Matter,” “Bits of vanished tissue,” “Evolution’s failed lot.” In-breath, out-breath, And the reception changes. I become myself Despite the verdict of obsoletion, Of mechanical absolutes. The spirit is not lodged Here or there. It can be missed But not dissected. There’s […]

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Grove – a poem by Julie Sampson

Grove Imagine you’re driving east from Bow toward North Tawton, there, on a parallel trajectory a massive army of shining swords, tramp tramp of a legion on their way. They came from the East, we were watching winter solstice sun set on Cosdon to the west. Cymbals crashed with lyres cossetting air before owls began […]

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Arise – a poem by Catherine Zickgraf

Arise Sometimes she’s still afraid blood-lava waves will suffocate her shadow wraith, but says the sanctified will surely rise through the dark, through a window in the sky, cloaked in divine wind that blows the cloud curtains across the pearl of Heaven’s floor, opening fortress doors. Catherine Zickgraf performed her poetry in Madrid, San Juan […]

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