Validation—Mike Ennenbach

every smile validates the cold frost that dapples the windows leading to the soulbarren desert of just desserts from whence the tawdry expectation of inexplicable palpation seeks home in biting whorls of detrimental defiance the time clock validates the grand entrance into the vestibules of night Read more —Mike Ennenbach

If Ahead I See – Robert Okaji

Gray skies filtered through light,eyes adapting space,the possibilities of the horizon or a footlashing out in reflex,what do I learn? The house finch sings as ifall air will expire at song’s end. Falling, I release this misplaced trust.The path, muddied and crowded with fools. to read more from this author, please click here: https://robertokaji.com/

Somewhere – Vishal Dutia

Somewhere the sun is settingIn your tired eyes Somewhere a cool breeze carriesSongs of changing times Somewhere you’re getting by,Flushed with words of wine, Somewhere a fool lamentsThat he never called you “mine” for more at Jalvis Quotes, click here: https://jalvisquotes.wordpress.com/

Filth – Jacob Ibrag (Eyes + Words)

Written by Jacob Ibrag They want to go outside and move around. Barefoot among the elements. The dirtier the pavement the better. Filth makes it feel real. Tired of their cleanliness. It’s not that they want to be careless, it’s simply the option of having it. This self made prison and its recycled air. Homes incubatingContinue reading “Filth – Jacob Ibrag (Eyes + Words)”

(Untitled Poem) – Svelte

14 day extension…distance lengthens like my hairgrown since I started paying attentionto little things like thatand all the creases in the crumpled skyclosely I familiarize the face of timeno longer strangers nowI will acknowledge as it goes byas I sharpen my skill setand cut through monotony that’s become lifeI practice a daydreamlong after daylight…– JenContinue reading “(Untitled Poem) – Svelte”

Artbreak – Ustav Raj

You say you’re falling in love with meand that’s why you need to walk away nowbefore I break your heart into two.Of course, I’ll break your heart. I’m an extrovert.That’s what we’re famous for doing. it worries you that I can talk to anyone and make them smile so wide, the ends of their lipsContinue reading “Artbreak – Ustav Raj”

Neverland – Daffni Gingerich

https://daffniblog.wordpress.com/ The scales have tipped. And when they tip I try my best to toss golden bells to the lighter side. It’s no use so I shave and bathe and soak in my own blood until I feel the need to pace again. This life can be hard. He says to sway. He says toContinue reading “Neverland – Daffni Gingerich”

New Meaning – Roth Poetry

https://rothpoetry.wordpress.com/ Forced SolitaryOld walls come downWe must talk*****Light breaks the darknessBuilding bridges heart to heartWords hold new meaning***** “Barn’s burnt down, now I can see the moon.”~Mizuta Masahide Mish, at d’verse, asked what we can learn from all unsettling things that are happening around us. The quote by Mizuta Masahide shows that good can comeContinue reading “New Meaning – Roth Poetry”

ended – chester maynes

it’s not our choice.dilemma is fevered.twice is never enough.the clock is still ticking. there are shoes to fill.but not all feet can fit.we have different destiny.sometimes we have jealousy. the way we ended.we did not love.separation is bittersweet.life tangles with death. 2020 for more from this author, please click here: https://chestermaynes.wordpress.com/

One More Day – Keith Garrett

ONE MORE DAY Am I dreaming, selfish to expect or assume another chance, A breath, watching the sunrise to a brand new day, see and be. Why do I believe that my time is forever, but what may forever contain, Is forever now, another moment, another day is so much to ask for. One moreContinue reading “One More Day – Keith Garrett”