It's open link night over at the dVerse Poets Pub. I decided to create another nonet using a line from Postscript by Seamus Heany: One side is wild with foam and glitter . One side is wild with foam and glitter — kaleidoscope of dancing snow. Conversely, its other half, a cacophony of apathy in [...]
It's open link night at dVerse! The piece below recounts the actual events of a day at St. James Elementary School in Arlington Heights, IL. 1966, or so. I flunked a phonics test and Sister Eleanor is scowling like Satan: goose-stepping back and forth, spitting "God Hates You Brats." She doesn't know that God likes [...]
It's Open Link Night at the dVerse Poets Pub! Star-crossed and in perpetual orbit: the Moon circling the Earth circling the Sun—your heart beating the rhythm of my soul. Enter the cruel eclipse: spouses, children! (yours, mine never ours). Still, this relentless and unchangeable love, our secret conflagration, longs to burn out loud.