Musings from the Universe

Poetry

 


Featured Poet: Renay

 

crone

spent herself. . .tattooed freak show. . .mocks me. . .harps on the lovers. . .   

stringing beans

irrigation, sun, and hoe dust. . .my grandmother. . .wraps the anchor wire. . .must be perfect   

growing into my toes

a woman I might be related to. . .we have the same toes

 

Justin, Jacob, or Jesse to cliché me in my dotage

cowboy lover. . .name will be young. . .handsome in my maturity

Guest Poets

 

The Animal-Women

Kathleen Jesme

The animal-women rustle when they pass, leave no footprints. . .

 

Religions

Jason Bell 

spent herself. . .tattooed freak show. . .mocks me. . .harps on the lovers. . .

 

Death of a Hag

Nina Paulsen

  . . .brought eternity to the city. . .an angel from God. . .when she died the people. . .cried out in joy   

 

Susan

Holly Day 

. . .lock your door tonight. . .Why didn't you call me this morning?. . .

 

George

Ken Siegmann

  . . .elegance of an eighty-year love affair. . .cannot see her. . .is with him still

 

Soles Meet

Sage

  I am the Christ. . .Soles meet in dust. . .Before the violence comes. . .

 

'Cause Men Don't Make Passes

Sage

  . . .my clear crutches. . .fairy godmother. . .magic. . .a wizard. . .my own hero. . .