Purple Finch at the Garden Feeder – a poem by M.J. Iuppa

Purple Finch at the Garden Feeder Scamp of a bird …………….once seen, rarely forgotten: head …………….dipped in red table wine— birthmark …………….that won’t fade. He picks his favorite seeds …………….& pitches the rest, letting them fall among snow’s ……………………..flecks of light & his shadow ………super-imposed …………………silhouette— …………………head tipped back, trilling spicy whole notes, brighter than […]

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With and Without – a poem by M.J. Iuppa

With and Without                 for Meghan Rose Shimmering shells dry on the kitchen table— fragile like one’s heart Yet, able to hold the sea like love— un- quenchable—lives en- twined. Overwhelming jungle rhapsody of stars needle-sharp, unblinking the steady gaze of my daughter’s eyes.   M.J. Iuppa  is the Director of the Visual and Performing […]

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Finitude – a poem by M.J. Iuppa

Finitude Night’s forced air leaves fire to smolder in its pit like sleep’s barter— hidden prayer offered in the veil of smoke lifting— over- head.   M.J. Iuppa ‘s fourth poetry collection is This Thirst (Kelsay Books, 2017).For the past  29 years, she has lived on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. […]

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Contributors 2019

Kolawole Samuel Adebayo is an old soul in a young Nigerian body whose poems seek to awaken the human consciousness. His poems have appeared or forthcoming in Glass Poetry, Button Poetry, Burning House Press, Anti-Heroin Chic Magazine, Eunoia Review, PRAXIS Magazine, Mojave Heart Review, Tuck Magazine, WRR, BPPC anthology, and elsewhere. He likes to connect […]

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