A Vocabulary of Essential Terms for Universal Understanding

By Vernon Nickerson Add Addition More More than Multiply Multiplication Logs Logarithms Subtract subtraction Less Less than Inequality Divide Division Equal Equals Equality From here we get to Calculus, Quantum Physics, and the mathematics of Star Trek, MCU, and DCU; to infinity and beyond. (S),where (s) equals silence and silence comes before sound. Sound is…

“They Still Want To Kill Us”

By Daniel Roumain Greenwood Black Wall StreetBlack OilGreen Money A young manMr. RowlandA younger womanMs. PageStumbled upon one anotherIn that elevator everything changed May 31, 192118 hoursA white mobEngulfed with white rage Burn it downBurn it all downA white man runnin’ with red blood on his hands Bring it downBring it all downA school, the…

“Girl In The Forest”

By Stephan Pisko As she strolls over trembling twigs – floating and flaunting the sweet smell of cedars – Like a gaming gazelle she stops suddenly but only shortly on the carpet like floor to soak up the warm wild wind she captures – The fragrance of the day charms the night but nothing more…

Come Birds To My balcony

By Sandeep Mangeram Agarwal Hey birds you go around dancing in the flock Hither and thither you roam around with chirping sounds on each block Let we go together to the flight of joy I know to fly too And my flying is as incredible as you We shall sing the songs in praise of…

Chopin Ballade – Chopin Scherzo –

By Stephan Pisko “Chopin Ballade” Stallions’ dancing at the carnival with rumbling joy happiness carefree but serious it is love we seek socially but wait we go round and round on the carousel non-stop with our manes’ in the air kicking our hoofs’ we stumble sensationally. __________________________________________________________________________________ “Chopin Scherzo” Gentle we touch immense our embrace…

The State Of The World

By Joanna Panayi We are built with a reliance.It is in our bonesWe act in our nature.We learn in our nurture.To fight for our thrones.We conquer the planet.Yet, they do not get it.They continue to thread it.As we continue to spread itWe need to work together.Do not speak if you do not act.Do not act…

DEAREST PAPA

By Thelma T. Reyna PURPOSE IN WRITING THIS BOOK (ARTIST STATEMENT, FROM THE “FOREWORD”) I tell you all this with reverence for what we, all of us, don’t know, and with dismay that many of us live every day with unmoored assumptions of our longevity. We clock in and out of interactions with one another,…

Naked Lover In A Coma

By Colin James Ethereal influences are our decor. Choosing these knee high tables has us feigning cross-leggedness on the floor. For me to roll in your direction requires a yogi’s dexterity I do not possess, so rapture still defies me unwillingly. The shapes that pass our nervous windows are asking too much when they try…

Autonomous Awareness

By Stephan Pisko Sandpapering human life down to an ultimate devaluation sucking the ‘human out of being’ freezing feelings’ with autonomous awareness something else is articulating what you cognize.

Book of Life

By Joanna Panayi   As I lay on my bed,  In my mind I am unsure  What am I doing here?  Will I go far?  The doubt and the pain  All come  flooding Causing a strain  Within my brain,  My soul My body Hard to take control  So I lay on my bed  I tune the…

The Transformation Of Medusa

  By Joanna Panayi, #3 Transformation No No What have you done to me? My beauty, my beauty Has escaped my being The biting on my neck The poison in my veins Why is my hair moving? The feeling is strange A snake Or two Or 5 Biting me Hissing on the side I am…

The Literary Works Of Norman Molesko

  By Norman Molesko     THE WAY I LIVE MY LIFE Life is not passing me by. I am here. I’m alive. I am able to breathe, am able to sigh. This makes me beam, like the gleam in my father’s eye. It’s the attitude I have. It’s the way, I look at life.…

Medusa A Case In Pain And Strength

By: Joanna Panayi #1 I love you Athena I love you Athena Ι was born with love in my heart My beauty was my start To become wise like you And carry your knowledge Through and through I loved you so I devoted my life To make people know You were the best of the…

Poems By Andrea Monroe

CRUCIFIED I think I know how Jesus must’ve felt Before a crowd of his jeering nonbelievers I’m a prisoner now of my own pain A martyr of my marriage I’m sucked shallow Fucked dry By a hostile gathering of my own heathens Who go by native-sounding names like Totally Broken Dreams, Love Left Me, and…

“The Snow Man” — Wallace Stevens

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“The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens ? One must have a mind of winter To regard the frost and the boughs Of the pine-trees crusted with snow; ? And have been cold a long time To behold the junipers shagged with ice, The spruces rough in the distant glitter ? Of…