Posts Tagged ‘ Poetry VIII.I ’

Three Poems by Emily Severance

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

Sharp As A Tack

Self help insult books are on the rise
Since researchers discovered
the severely critical remain
sharp as a tack into old age;
alzheimers thwarted
with withering stares.

“An Honest Love Poem,” by Adam Gianforcaro

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

I hear these pop stars
are falling in love,
stumbling blind for
chic gowns
and ballroom brides,

“The Secret of Andy’s Success,” by Jim Bennett

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

I am Andy Garcia’s conjoined twin.
(Yes, that Andy Garcia. The actor.)
A ghost you could call me, I suppose,
Wikipedia calls me the “dead parasitic twin on his left shoulder.”
How would you like that for your epitaph?

“Zoo Ghazal,” by Holly Jensen

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

In Australia, Huntsman spiders kill in cars. One sees a spider the size of a
child’s hand rush across the dash, one exits the road at freefall. (Clever girl.)

“Scrotum Humanum,” by Jennifer Clark

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

In 1676, because
he did not doubt
the greatness of
man, Robert Plot

mistook that which
remained—the knee