Category Archives: Uncategorized

Michael Ceraolo Returns with Haiku

  Cleveland Haiku #413 Upward mobility— FOR SALE OR LEASE signs have moved to the suburbs   Cleveland Haiku #415 A church— lighted at night with a neon cross   Cleveland Haiku #417 Morning dew— automatic sprinklers in the rain … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sunil Sharma Debuts

The city of dead lilacs —Sunil Sharma The lilacs are dead. They never get a chance here! Every nook and corner, in Rochester, NY, you find them in bloom, flooding the area with the invigorating scent that uplifts. But here, in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sudeep Adhikari, Debuts from Kathmandu Nepal

My Ache is Winter  The words suffer a dearth, and the world a death when it snows inside. The white woes cover, pervade my little world, the bricks and bones of desires. Dungeons of despair, underneath / within. A shimmering … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Neil Ellman Debuts

Any Kind of Cruelty (oil painting by Paul Klee) Any kind, every kind of cruelty is much the same. Pull the wings off a butterfly or waterboard an enemy; shoot an elephant and sell its tusks for gold; or let … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tonya Eberhard 

Debuts


Recollection, 20 Years Later   I don’t remember. Not the fat green grapes sitting on the airplane tray table as my mother shook my sleeping sister awake. Or being led up the mocha-brown dirt path to my grandparents house after … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nancy Scott McBride

THE DANCER He could have been a great one, his mother always maintained; an Astaire or Kelly, perhaps even a Nureyev or Baryshnikov. Well, I don’t know about that, but he was a great party dancer. When he got going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Peter Magliolo Debuts

The Summer Fields Near Piscataway Past the moon, past the shadow where you grew  up in New Jersey I remember the way it was with you: the never believing, the never caring of your well-crafted song & dance got you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment