Exclusive collaboration with South African Artist ANWAR DAVIDS Waiting for Change © Anwar Davids Victory Speech – Fellow citizens brothers and sisters comrades and freedom fighters donors and moaners – We thank you dearly for your votes your trust your lust for freedom! We promise to make your dreams come true! Houses cars jobs the … Continue reading GLOMAG JULY2021: Waiting for Change with ANWAR DAVIDS
It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything here. My focus has been diverted elsewhere (mostly novels that haven’t gotten published), but now I’m back to tell everyone about my favorite book I’ve read in the last couple years (and like I said, not just because I was the editor, I swear). Anita Lobo was my best summer friend when I would visit my grandparents in Houston. She lived down the street and we would ride bikes and swim like maniacs. We lost touch for nearly 30 years, but reconnected and became penpals last summer. She was telling me about a novel she’d been working on. An absurd, comedic political thriller about parallel realities and Berenstein Bears, and of course, The Orange Bastard. And the characters were all going to share the names of famous people like Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey. I wasn’t sure what to think, honestly…
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Risa Denenberg is the curator at The Poetry Cafe.
She is a co-founder and editor at Headmistress Press, publisher of lesbian/bi/trans poetry. She has published three chapbooks, and three full length collections of poetry, most recently, slight faith (MoonPath Press, 2018).
Alvie J. January Part One - An Ekphrastic Collaboration with Artist- KENNETH ALEXANDER aka THE ARTIST IN ATHLONE The Last SupperPhoto Credit © Kenneth Alexander The Last Supper revisited... On this wintry evening time marches on, In the distance a train running on memory tracks, A weathered case tells the sad story of where we’re … Continue reading Introducing- ALVIE J. January:Writer and Poet
Industrial Madness Issue PDF Document © Raven Cage Zine © Jerry Landonwp-1622638348448.pdfDownload My Poems: Previously published in Wombellrainbowblog • Phantoms in my Mind• The Institute Quadrilogy - A poem in four Parts #donteverlookdown #findyourvoice#donteverlookdown The Poems: Phantoms in my Mind Demon Alley – Each liquid dead of night nightmare continues to deliver a blinding glare … Continue reading Raven Cage Zine – My Debut Publication Issue #57
Photo Credit © Rozetta Plaatjes-Whitting WHO IS ROZETTA PLAATJES-WHITTING? Photo Credit © Rozetta Plaatjes-Whitting Rozetta Plaatjes-Whitting is a 64 year old divorcee from South Africa with one surviving son. Her daughter, Lana, died in an accident at the tender age of two years and 7 months. Thirteen months after her death her son, Alvin was … Continue reading Introducing ROZETTA PLAATJES-WHITTING
You guys laughed in some of the places I wouldn’t have, but that’s cool.
We’re gathered at a time where the hard left, where the socialists control the levers of government, where they control the White House, where they control every executive branch, where they control both houses of Congress. Bernie is wearing mittens, and AOC is telling us she was murdered.
–Senator Ted Cruz-Texas
Just as importantly, you have to call out BS. If somebody is peddling fear, you have to call that out. It’s calling out that stuff openly and aggressively and shining light at darkness.
—State Rep. Adam Kinzinger-Illinois
I don’t know any part of this country where someone can survive on $7.25.
—State Rep. Ro Khanna-California
The only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
I lived through single-digit…
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Photo Credit © Michael Anthony Ingram Black Skin Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., shared his Dream, Dr. W.E.B. Dubois fortified our Souls, James Baldwin started a Fire, Toni Morrison sang her Song, and I restored my Black Skin. When I wake in the morn and the world knows not my name just the color of … Continue reading ECHOES FROM BEYOND THE POND- A Nation in Crisis: Introducing Dr Michael Anthony Ingram
Photo Credit © Don Beukes At 49 - A Poem A thankful blessed wave engulfs me Memories of loved ones who passed Washes over me sending me into a Reminiscing welcome joyous reverie - I remember endless raucous laughter The sweet taste of mulberries grapes and The sweet-sour of quince also figs and Blush sweetness … Continue reading At 49 : A Poem
Art Credit © Kenneth Alexander © The Artist in Athlone ELCARO – Oracle of Cape Town* gā-ai taras of ǁHUIǃGaeb Memories of an Oracle –Tawedes! I heard the cautionary frantic drums echo across these coastal plains long before they came. My uninvited revelatory dreams revealing harrowing cream screams of what was still to come – … Continue reading Introducing KENNETH ALEXANDER aka ‘The Artist in Athlone’: Debut Ekphrastic Collaboration- Glomag India January 2021