OPTSotD- Jane’s Addiction

Wish I was ocean size They cannot move you No one tries No one pulls you Out from your hole Like a tooth aching a jawbone… I was made with a heart of stone To be broken With one hard blow I’ve seen the ocean Break on the shore Come together with no harm done… It ain’t easy living… I want to be As deep As the ocean Mother ocean Some people tell me Home is in the sky In the sky lives a spy I want to be more like the ocean No talking All action… No talking All … Continue reading OPTSotD- Jane’s Addiction

Literary Property

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by David Lohrey One doesn’t think of poets as money managers. It must be nice to see one’s work issued by the government. You have to give her credit for it, she made an industry out of having had a hard time of it, even if today she lunches with the likes of Oprah and Jessica Mitford. Had there been enough good parts, she could have? made?a fine actress. She would have made a powerful Josie? Hogan, you know, from that play by Eugene O’Neill, or that haunting wife of Macbeth, or, better… Continue reading Literary Property

A folding of forms

There is blood in the indecision Ineffectual in effigy The loss stains the water mayhem comes before form of thought and action corals, pale blues finger upon cold lips a radiance too dark finds history in current life just below the surface a glamour of perspective honesty is brutal rippling reflections waves carry a secret until encountering break red droplets of regression palette silver anguish of green cut to the quick, knowing of life in-between image courtesy of Pinterest Continue reading A folding of forms

Future is the past is the future past

two moons and two suns implications of movement abrasive, heaving of iron lungs implicit in the breathing archetypes assail conclusion finding is desolate and broken desensitized neuromancer weave cords of copper a burglar is re-imagined smoking jacket highs confounding orbs can no longer absorb refraction of everything now only comes in pieces cement is colder than one would think flood is more than earth can drink when did life become a story with such furious editors retake the scenes reality indebted to shadowed creditors no longer aware which of us won. in-between two moons and two suns image courtesy of … Continue reading Future is the past is the future past

Sudden Denouement New Writer Submissions Details/Dates

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Sudden Denouement’s New Writer Submissions will be open through May 23rd. We are asking for a sample of your writing. It doesn’t have to be unpublished, merely something that represents your voice as a writer. Does your writing style fit with Sudden Denouement? The term “divergent” literature is a loose one that means, first and foremost, that we are open to those voices to challenge the status quo, and we offer our writers a great deal of freedom. Members of Sudden Denouement are asked to submit one unpublished piece of writing a month.… Continue reading Sudden Denouement New Writer Submissions Details/Dates

OPTSotD- Bauhaus

All we ever wanted was everything All we ever got was cold Get up, eat jelly, sandwich bars and barbed wire And squash every week into a day Oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh oh The sound of the drum is calling The sound of the drum has called Flash of youth shoot out of darkness Factory town Oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh oh Oh to be the cream Oh to be the cream Oh to be the cream Continue reading OPTSotD- Bauhaus