to be is to bleed away

Delighted to have a poem included in the new release from Better Than Starbucks (May 2018 Vol. III No. V; print & online)! Many thanks to the editors for featuring “to be is to bleed away“. Another poem that takes root in Cuba and draws crosses under the moving shadows of José Marti & Ismaelillo.

Check out the 98 page perfect bound print version here

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Illustration: Ernesto García Peña

Thanks everyone!

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if i can’t see the poem i write & it grows open

A poem for Asifa Bano entitled “if i can’t see the poem i write & it grows open” is up today at I am not a silent poet (April 16, 2018). Thanks Reuben Woolley!

Read the poem here: if i can’t see the poem i write & it grows open

Thanks everyone!

how long would it take for the braille to shine

Pleased to have had my poem “how long would it take for the braille to shine” featured in a unique artist-run journal The Apache Poetry Blog operated from Sweden (February 21, 2018). Each poem inked in the journal is accompanied by an illustration that conjures the evocative abstractions of the poetic piece. Many thanks to artist & editor Janne Karlsson for this honor!

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ars poetica in my paintbox slips through the shithole

Another poem of mine is up today (January 13, 2018) at I am not a silent poet. Many thanks to Reuben Woolley!

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poems for Ahed Tamimi

Honored to have had my poem entitled “slap” featured today (January 6, 2018) in I am not a silent poet alongside works by Antony R Owen & Reuben Woolley! Below are the links:

The Slapping by a Palestinian Girl by Antony Owen

silence my dear by Reuben Woolley

slap, for Ahed Tamimi by Debasis Mukhopadhyay

Photograph: Al Jazeera

Thanks everyone!

 

where a song is always missing

Another poem of mine, “where a song is always missing“, is up at Duane’s Poe Tree (December 29, 2017). A nice ending to 2017 which was hardly prolific for me! Cheers & thanks to editor Duane Vorhees!

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Thanks & happy new year to everyone!