Dadaist Collage Poems 1 & 2 — Elmediat

In 1920, one of the founding members of Dada, Tristan Tzara, wrote instructions for making a Dada poem, leaving the responsibility of selecting words and communicating ideas up to chance rather than the artist. Here are Tzara’s instructions: TO MAKE A DADAIST POEM Take a newspaper. Take some scissors. Choose from this paper an articleContinue reading “Dadaist Collage Poems 1 & 2 — Elmediat”

Layers of Longing —Shreya Sharma

My beating heart is a drum a thunderous rhythm reciting an epistle of my grief. A concoction of      togetherness & separation. There are layers of longing;    of being seen    and seeing    of a single touch    and being touched    of love    and being loved. I swallow nights in countingContinue reading “Layers of Longing —Shreya Sharma”

Nest —Mike Ennenbach

today as you sleep, i stare at the ceiling pondering the sea salt crystals on your lovely hands as they dig through the crates of my every unspoken thought the hard tangle of roots writhing just under the flesh the forks of lightning dancing within your eyes as you seek the hidden words in everyContinue reading “Nest —Mike Ennenbach”

In Between —Danica Aquino

I want to fill the spaces in between, Don’t think of me in the morning, When the earth is kissed by the first ray of sunlight, Don’t think of me when you’re stuck in traffic and you seem so angry waiting for the cup of coffee to kick in, Don’t think of me when youContinue reading “In Between —Danica Aquino”

Desert Dancers —Scott Andrew Bailey

In a growing desert on flowing sands Sinking down into dried oasis A market thrives Rich men and women trade Food for souls Hot air for agreement And everyone dances While the sands sink Everyone laughs and sings Scott Andrew Bailey blog His poems are published in A Spring of Dreams (UK) and A SpringContinue reading “Desert Dancers —Scott Andrew Bailey”

The Itch —Roland

THE  ITCH There’s a joy in scratching an itch Which increases the more that I do it The more that I try I ask myself why Can’t I give my whole future to it. And when I eventually try To give up the scratching, then why Does this damned itch’s curse Get so Intensely worseContinue reading “The Itch —Roland”

Eyes What Do They Say —Kavya Gupta

I see, I watch, I look, I roll, I give comfort ; to my soul, I blink, I wink,  I’m disappointed , I sink. I may be shy , I may be expressive, I may be anxious , I may be aggressive. I cry and tear, I water and wear, I scream , I glareContinue reading “Eyes What Do They Say —Kavya Gupta”

Don’t Tell Me This Story – Melody Chen (Heartbeatingwings)

unless it has a happy endingi have heard how it goessummer romances wilting under the heatvoice signals lost along the distancea shiny new toy has-been discardedthere is no way to miss broken into wholeand i think you know thisit’s not hard to hear a heart that pedals your namethere is not enough time for usevenContinue reading “Don’t Tell Me This Story – Melody Chen (Heartbeatingwings)”

shubun ~ equinox – s.s. (Mindfills)

stars put together a celestial surprise my little beings * when on earth and sky a momentous magic wand spells an equinox * welcoming seasons night wakes in wonder wishing you sparkling new days * Written with all my love for R and D my son and daughter…  both born on an equinox. 22nd SeptemberContinue reading “shubun ~ equinox – s.s. (Mindfills)”