Poetry

Undergrad Laundry by M. A. Istvan Jr.

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Undergrad Laundry

by M. A. Istvan Jr.

 
 
Women with underwear around ankles in restroom stalls
 
 
Down in my dorm’s laundry room,
an industrial basement of a place,
I see a black coed in pajama sweats,
tee-shirt holey. From lip to nose
her skin is darker than the rest, eggplant
almost. I imagine that to be the color
of her pussy. She closes her washer
and I say hello, blood coursing.
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Two Poems by Win Harms — Hastings and Abbot Street by Gabor Gasztonyi

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Two Poems

by Win Harms

 
 

"Hastings and Abbot Street, Vancouver, BC, 2013", Copyright © 2013 Gabor Gasztonyi

“Hastings and Abbot Street, Vancouver, BC, 2013″, Copyright © 2013 Gabor Gasztonyi

 
 

i imagine hemingway’s last minutes

 
 

driven by soul and too much scotch

i wonder if he really wanted to die

i think about what that shotgun felt

like as he held it in his hands

was the barrel cool in his throat; did he gag?

what was his last confession?

a story of a safari gone awry or

his best friend having his leg blown

off in the great war

maybe he thought about a woman he loved

many years ago that didn’t love him back

all these thoughts in those last moments

living is waiting to die

building up to this last moment

channeling your goodbyes

love was a game but it was pretty to think so

of course he had these feelings so

what does that make me

as i contemplate hemingway’s

last lovely minutes?

 

~Win Harms

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TeleText on a Cross by Andreas Maria Jacobs

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TeleText on a Cross

visual art and poetry

by Andreas Maria Jacobs

 
 

"Lady Bird", Copyright © 2014 Andreas Maria Jacobs

“Lady Bird”, Copyright © 2014 Andreas Maria Jacobs

 
 
Parking Lot Whore
 
 
like a parking lot whore
smoking crack behind the fire door
humming songs through your broken teeth
 
of beaten cheeks on dirty floors
among rusty bicycles without locks
dripping mouths and swollen cocks
 
in silent sunsets without lights
of asphalt jungles & neon nights
 
it was in this mental hospital we did meet
among your medicine and the drugs you need
 
to stop your broken heart from knocking at the door
of the hidden entrance to the second floor
 
in that secret city where we never were before
where golden roses were covering your sheets
 
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Party Everywhere by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

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Party Everywhere

by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

 
 

"Sigmar Polke Rides Again", Collage, Copyright © 2014 Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

“Sigmar Polke Rides Again”, Collage, Copyright © 2014 Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

 
 
Party Everywhere
 
 
Swing your partner
Round and round
 
Go down swinging
 
Write your own ticket
 
Imagine civic engagement
as a party
 
Now dive into now
 
Action figure
 
RAZOR TONGUE
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Panic Attack by Michael Holme

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"Palette Of Light I", Copyright © 2008 Devin McCawley

“Palette Of Light I”, Copyright © 2008 Devin McCawley

Panic Attack
 
A spectacle of eyes transfixed by film
some third rate fifties black and white repeat.
Three minds imprisoned by the endless frames
are islands.
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