Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

R. Suresh babu

mother moon
the Siamese cat
wails like a newborn

— R. Suresh babu

night graveyard
an old woman sleepwalking
with incense sticks

— R. Suresh babu

Monday, December 5, 2022

petro c. k.

Krampusnacht . . .
fresh hoofprints
in the snow

— petro c. k.

arctic circle
on the white sheet
a pool of blood

— petro c. k.

Friday, December 2, 2022

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Keith Evetts

a sip from the cauldron
of what might have been
warm tomato soup

— Keith Evetts

Wednesday, November 30, 2022


scooping out
the setting sun
of his remains

— C.X.Turner

ghost tour
shining a light
on my past

— C.X.Turner

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Monday, November 28, 2022

Lorraine A Padden

La Brea tar pits
a visitor admires
the long gestation

— Lorraine A Padden

lady fingers
a stray nail
in the custard

— Lorraine A Padden

Friday, November 25, 2022

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Jackie Chou

Descanso Garden 
the moving lips 
of camellias 

— Jackie Chou 

rusty mirror
my mother’s face
in the reflection

— Jackie Chou 

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Hifsa Ashraf

dripping blood 
from the window icicles 
late winter dusk 

— Hifsa Ashraf

circle around the fire
black moths
— Hifsa Ashraf

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Mona Bedi

night train—
a headless man
gives me company

— Mona Bedi

ancestral house
my dead grandma sings
me a lullaby

— Mona Bedi

Monday, November 14, 2022

Friday, November 11, 2022

Chad Lee Robinson

opening the coffin
for final adjustments . . .
a white moth

— Chad Lee Robinson

close lightning . . .
a clown doll
in the rocking chair

— Chad Lee Robinson

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

John Hawkhead

paper lanterns
such thin material
over her bones

— John Hawkhead

funeral rite 
everyone must dance
to their own tune

— John Hawkhead

Monday, November 7, 2022

Mariel Herbert

a claw
slices the veil
ninth life

— Mariel Herbert

the doorbell rings
stabbing wind

— Mariel Herbert