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)”

If I Were Born A Little Early – Frank Solanki

If I were born a little earlyI would have made electricityFirst to say — The Earth is roundCures for diseases I would have foundWould have theorized gravitational lawLeave everyone trailing in aweWould have had a star named after meA constellation or galaxyFuture generations would have studied meMy brain, my life, my familyBut I was bornContinue reading “If I Were Born A Little Early – Frank Solanki”

“Even when things are right” – Nayana Nair (it rains in my heart)

“The sky is your canvas”,the book to all ailments said,“there is a joy in filling it up with life.”But as I finished my 157th sketch,as I finished my 300th one,as I finished the one with no count attached(the one I called “the limits that were stronger than me”),as I write over all that I hadContinue reading ““Even when things are right” – Nayana Nair (it rains in my heart)”

Poetry Day 322 —Not Not Nerdy Girl

i am afraid that i will forget days as soon as i live them so i make lists to force myself to live to force myself to remember that i did live (that i was alive) (because is it really living, this?) recoding everything i have ever done like it has any meaning at allContinue reading “Poetry Day 322 —Not Not Nerdy Girl”

in the end ~ a decima – s.s. (Mindfills)

We’re just a moment in the end having played the cards we were dealt with joy and grace and love we felt as our time and space and life blend and small voices in our heads wend chanting I am a museum full of art, and a deck full of music hearts but is thereContinue reading “in the end ~ a decima – s.s. (Mindfills)”

155- Elle (elleguyence)

enthusiastic approvalof even the tiniest of winswhat a delight it isto be delighted I’m always trying to best myselfto always grow and be betterI suppose I should also rememberthat to best something is toonce have been the best and maybe that miniature winshould be enough online at: https://elleguyence.wordpress.com/

Storm – Sundaram Chauhan

A storm is coming they warn. Stay put. Stay in. But, it cannot be more devastating than the one already raging inside me tearing me apart shred by bloody shred. So I step out. © 2020 Sundaram Chauhan Image Source: Pinterest online at: https://sundaramchauhanwrites.wordpress.com/

A Cheese Omelet at Midnight – Robert Okaji (O at the Edges)

A Cheese Omelet at Midnight You can’t ever leave without saying something,no matter how insipid. That sweater looks goodon you. It’s supposed to rain tomorrow. I’m sorryI burned the omelet. Nasdaq has plunged 3%  since last week. And I, in return, can’t let you go withoutreplying in equal measure. It matches your eyes. I loveto smell rain inContinue reading “A Cheese Omelet at Midnight – Robert Okaji (O at the Edges)”