Poetry

Two Poems by Vince Reighard

Apr 20th, 2019 | By

I had my caricature drawn at the theme park once
and the artist—sixteen, seventeen, maybe—
hands me back this sketch of Charlie Brown.



“Our natural defenses,” by M. Desmond Dahm

Apr 20th, 2019 | By

Turning from the window, Gerald made as if to sneeze.
“Who’s allergies are these?” Ava snapped,
repenting only her apostrophe.



“caveman,” by Nathaniel Sverlow

Dec 20th, 2018 | By

dragging down the dead
hallways of morning
I wonder what it all means
how sex and sustenance
had evolved
into the 8-hour job



Two Poems by Emma Miller

Dec 20th, 2018 | By

for I just so prefer to discuss
myself. sometimes,
when patient Twelve gets whiney,
I jab her with
my pen – once –
twice –
“why are you doing this?”



Two Poems by James Davis

Dec 20th, 2018 | By

I’d like just one—the upper left, why not,
indented there like the first
cookie cut into the sheet of dough—
to show off in becomingly posed photos.