Microwork – Here the word is park

Here the word is park, not a parking space. Emigration is an endless series of noticing Not who you are or were, but how Life seeps difference. Parked here, for now. Ann Rosenthal lives in New Zealand. Her poetry is featured in NZ Poetry 2018 and multiple US journals, as well as in an upcoming…

Microwork – Prayer

prayer the women in my family are left in stacks of black & whites, a few color. I wear their faces of opaque expression. night bruises into the highlands, then the moors, & pours into the sea. I wish them a small garden of perennial light.   Sneha Subramanian Kanta is a recipient of the…

Microwork – Salsa Brava

salsa brava she curls a stray strand round her ear, chin dips, eyes rise with a glint he smiles a chink, toes tapping in time inside leather slides steam rises from shared patatas young love spicing up over Spanish tapas Anne Casey is an Irish-Australian writer/literary editor with poems published internationally in newspapers, magazines, journals…

Microwork – Draw Me a Vision of Tomorrow

Draw me a vision of tomorrow Where the paper is still clear, so No painted tears blotch memories. Draw it today. Ann Rosenthal lives in New Zealand. Her poetry is featured in NZ Poetry 2018 and multiple US journals, as well as in an upcoming national exhibition of women artists. She is currently homeless.

Microwork – Sirens

sirens soaked in their presence, their collective irrationality – dripping soft, flowing, allured. Grace Alice Evans is an emerging poet based in Staffordshire, UK. She is currently studying a BA (Hons) in English and Creative Writing at Staffordshire University, and have been previously published in Inside the Bell Jar, the HCE Review, ENCLAVE, and the…

Microwork – New Mexican Immortality

  New Mexican Immortality On the last night I saw you, you reminded me: “The offer does not expire.” Soon I will be headed to New Mexico Reminded of your mortal expiration, and the immortal boundaries of love. Allie Blum is an emerging writer from Conshohocken, PA who currently and proudly resides in New Orleans,…

Microwork – Portrait of Gaps

Portrait of gaps  The interlude between dream and consciousness suspended in gaps between sunlight & snow   the needle of equilibrium in vacant spaces ether & earth / ivy & fence / blurry lake & fog.     Sneha Subramanian Kanta is a recipient of the GREAT scholarship and has earned a second postgraduate degree…

Microwork – Homelessness Stops Time

Homelessness stops time. The brisk tick-tock of indoor living Dissolves in wind and rain like the chalk Scribbles no one pays for, bleeding on the road Ann Rosenthal lives in New Zealand. Her poetry is featured in NZ Poetry 2018 and multiple US journals, as well as in an upcoming national exhibition of women artists….

Microwork – I Am Afraid

I am afraid of writing new poems, because My older, stronger poems might gang up To push these weedy weaklings off the page Those words that are too young to speak for themselves Kerry Kidd is a keen walker, reader and traveller. She finds micropoems are a delicate verbal photograph with which to capture life’s…

Microwork – Less is More

“Less is more,” said the eagle, sky high. A bellyful of food grazed below, Pinsized. He dropped. It grew fat, then disappeared. Kerry Kidd is a keen walker, reader and traveller. She finds micropoems are a delicate verbal photograph with which to capture life’s changing perspectives.