Posts Tagged ‘ Poetry IX.II ’

Three Poems by Jennifer Recchio

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

The new coffee maker uses bean pods.
Complicated machinery to jolt
my eyes with butterscotch sunrise flavor,
preparing me for a day at the house
of opera, watching them belt arias.
I use tiny binoculars until I
head back to the motel, take off my jewels,
wipe down the bathtub with disinfectant,

“Symphonymphony,” by Christine Tsen

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Desire between my legs –
A cello
Or is it?

A stick in my hand –
A bow
Or is it?

“Stumbling along a Road,” by Christopher Oie Keller

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Two roads diverged, at least I mean
I think I had two options on that day
but honestly, I really can’t remember, having seen
so many veer a bit north, but lean
just enough to go another way;

“Fascinations,” by Daniel Ari

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

The new iPhone fits into a pocket, and within it fits the sum total
of your personal information, plus an immeasurably large portion
of human knowledge including many of the observations gleaned
through the sense-expanding machines of our ingenuity. Plus you
can use the mic and camera to add to the burgeoning data terrain.

“A Pharmacist In Love,” by Jocko Benoit

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

The pharmacist is in love,
Sculpting pills into heart shapes,
Her tongue all homeopathic honey
As she names each of the sick in line,
All of their medicine mislabeled, the dosage
Written in poetry: “Take it all in
Slowly,” “Apply until your eyes
See what has always been there.”