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    • Carl Bettis
      Carl Bettis posted to the wire
      Friday, May 14th at 8 pm, Riverfront Readings features Linda Rodriguez and Mary Troy: https://riverfrontreadings.com/index.php?p=57&more=1
      • Thomas Gorn
        Thomas Gorn published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 27: Against Nirvana in the group Slant of Light
        Somehow I escaped non-existence...
        • Bryant Jacobi
          Bryant Jacobi published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 26: Immortality in the group Slant of Light
          Immortality Slighter than an atom is to the Earth am I to the universe, my life to the life of the cosmos. A raindrop in a hurricane, a rose petal torn off and rushed along by storm winds, a hummingbird's egg crushed by an...
          • Thomas Gorn
            Thomas Gorn published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 25: Putting on Cyrano in the group Slant of Light
            Putting on Cyrano For D.K. Putting on Cyrano de Bergerac makes everbody adolescent horny. For a few weeks we all moon, romantic and doomed. You had a bit part and I was in wardrobe, but we were the stars in our own star-crossed...
            • Roynald O'MacRossinski
              Social Drinking I never drink alone. Summer afternoon: As I sit on my porch, My fingers curled around A sweating glass of scotch, Chickadees sing to me And cicadas gossip. A shy breeze flirts, kissing My cheek with her cool lips Before...
              • Ian Erinson
                Ian Erinson published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 23 in the group Slant of Light
                Predation Proud The eagle is old. His feathers are greasy, ragged, lousy. Half-blind, he blinks against the sun he once looked in the face, equal to equal. Hungry. He’s always hungry. He spies a wake of vultures tearing at a rotting...
                • Ian Erinson
                  Ian Erinson published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 22 in the group Slant of Light
                  Agkistrodon contortrix This city's asquirm with vipers. You risk meeting one when you step off the curb or turn back your sheets. A civic group beheaded the snake that bit poor Mr. Farmer, and the air grew thick with confetti and heavy...
                  • Basil Cartryte
                    Basil Cartryte published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 21: redacted in the group Slant of Light
                    Poem redacted because it's been accepted for a litzine. Have a digital doodle thing instead!
                    • sylvester hobson
                      sylvester hobson published a blog post napowrimo 2021 day 19 - a haiku in the group Slant of Light
                      late april snow not yet here is here -- sylvester hobson ”late april snow” by sylvester hobson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at...
                      • Basil Cartryte
                        Basil Cartryte published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 18: An AI Imagst Poem in the group Slant of Light
                        An AI Attempts an Imagist Poem NEARBY I SUMMARIZE HISTORY WHILE STANDING BEHIND A CAT. A man in a porkpie hat is holding a piece of pizza and a bouquet of black and white flowers with a pair of scissors he waves at a red banana...
                        • Carl Bettis
                          Carl Bettis published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, day 17 in the group Slant of Light
                          No sound from the rain. Footsteps echo in the hotel hall. -- Carl Bettis ”No sound from the rain” by Carl Bettis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at...
                          • Carl Bettis
                            Carl Bettis published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 16 in the group Slant of Light
                            Taken for Granted I'll tell you what freedom is to me: no fear. I mean, really, no fear!" -- Nina Simone Freedom to put off fixing that taillight on a car that still flaunts an Obama bumper sticker. Freedom to buy one item and...
                            • Sturgis Giteau
                              Sturgis Giteau published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 15 in the group Slant of Light
                              A Disquisition Upon Pyramids I don't believe, just to make it clear, that space aliens built the pyramids in Egypt or that Egyptians built the pyramids in Mexico or that wizards built Stonehenge. But I know space aliens exist. Back when...
                              • sylvester hobson
                                sylvester hobson published a blog post napowrimo 2021 day 14: i have a question in the group Slant of Light
                                i have a question i have a question or two for grass blades growing lushly green who in four months time will break brittle underfoot and for the mockingbird now loud who will be then silent and for the changeable moon who never...
                                • Bryant Jacobi
                                  Bryant Jacobi published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 13: The Rose Tree's Complaint in the group Slant of Light
                                  Click on the small, cropped image for the complete image. The poem is more than the text alone, but the text is below. The Rose Tree's Complaint The soul is the missing body that would prove the crime. The corpse sings & everyone hears...
                                  • Ian Erinson
                                    Ian Erinson bookmarked Riseup Pad
                                    Riseup Pad is "a software libre web application that allows for real-time group collaboration of text documents. Riseup does not store IP addresses, we require https, and pads are automatically destroyed after 60 days of inactivity."
                                    • Thomas Gorn
                                      Thomas Gorn published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021, Day 12 in the group Slant of Light
                                      History of You and Me for R.A. When we met: Weary, both, from recent battles and battering storms, we hoped only in one another to find fleeting respite. We were too worldly to hunt that mythical creature, peace. When we...
                                      • Carl Bettis
                                        Carl Bettis bookmarked The Public Domain Review
                                        The Public Domain Review is dedicated to the exploration of curious and compelling works from the history of art, literature, and ideas – focusing on works now fallen into the public domain, the vast commons of out-of-copyright material that...
                                        • Carl Bettis
                                          Carl Bettis published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 11: At Least I Take Notes in the group Slant of Light
                                          At Least I Take Notes I tell myself, Wake up, you moron, your house is burning! Put it out or call for help or run away! I holler, I cajole, I plead, I scold. Helplessly I watch myself toss spices, powders, salts into the flames,...
                                          • Basil Cartryte
                                            Basil Cartryte published a blog post NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 10: a pataphysical love song in the group Slant of Light
                                            Caraway Seeds in Crystallized Honey A pataphysical love song How beautiful is thy dwelling, my beloved! As you delicately place mousetraps in the pantry, how stately thy pulse! How amiable thy armpits, their abundant hair a fragrant bower...

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