Posts Tagged ‘ Poetry XVII.II ’

Two Poems by Emmy Newman

Dec 20th, 2020 | By

Last week I discovered it’s hard to say
I love human skin without a lot of weird looks
and party guests pulling sweaters
over shoulders even in too hot rooms.
It’s hard to be cool at parties.

“Pająk,” by Anna Pisarka

Aug 20th, 2020 | By

A lazy glance up from the keyboard and I meet the eight eyes of doom.
My thoughts slip out from underneath me,
Two legs worthless against the icy battlefield of nature.

Two Poems by Neil Fulwood

Aug 20th, 2020 | By

Holiday tomorrow: I’ve got to pack.
A fortnight’s break—there’s lots to pack.

At least a dozen detective novels
Riddled with serpentine plots to pack.

“Substitution,” by E. Laura Goldberg

Aug 20th, 2020 | By

The white square bowls
with their curved sides
align in the dishwasher
neatly overlapping.

“The Sample Man,” by Riley Wood

Aug 20th, 2020 | By

Sample man
Sample man
Handing out crackers all day
That’s an ample plan
People ran
When his shift began