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Subterranean Lullaby

pitter patter of tiny feet rat-a-tat of bullets ripping sheets orange spears of flickering candles casting opaque shadows on strips of flannel …

First Music Review is Live

My First Music Review is up and live on LTTL – Lera Lynn Review – pop over, have a read and tell me your thoughts. I must say writing an album review …

New Music

Polish Poet and Nobel Laureate Wisława Szymborska on Great Love

“Great love is never justified. It’s like the little tree that springs up in some inexplicable fashion on the side of a cliff: where are its roots, what does it feed on, what miracle produces those green leaves?”<p><i>“For one human being to love another,”</i> Rilke wrote to a young friend, <i>“that is perhaps</i> …

Literature

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Black Mist

rollin’ and a tumblin’ it draws nigh no warning bell tolls this boiling tempestuous darkness a mist of uncertainty splashed with crimson wrapping you …

The Mark of Cain

cain’s mark, an unstable man groaning and shaking on the earth unable to release his grasp or be the man he could be stains of the past scar for life …

Too Much Blood for Words

<b>(Bleeding Words Part 2)</b><p><i>Additional thoughts on this poem I wrote on 27 Feb, 2018 – Bleeding Words – my journal is littered with half finished poems</i> …

Thoughts on Blake’s “Marriage of Heaven & Hell”

<i>“evil is the active springing from energy”</i><p><b>William Blake</b> (28 Nov 1757 – 12 Aug 1827) English poet, painter, and printmaker<p>For those who have not dived …

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If You Died Tomorrow I Would Eat Your Corpse

Poems of the Erotic, the Romantic, the Violent, and the Grotesque.<p>"Wrath James White's poems are red and wet love songs to a pillory, set to the beat …

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Review – Born to Run

‘You can change a life in three minutes with the right song’, says Bruce, or dive into his autobiography and be changed by his raw punchy, iconic …

Dealers Choice?

people often say I’ve been dealt a bad hand the cards are crap to many jokers and the deuces suck the cards we are dealt is the hand we hold until …

Subjectifying the Universe: Ursula K. Le Guin on Science and Poetry as Complementary Modes of Comprehending and Tending to the Natural World

“Science describes accurately from outside, poetry describes accurately from inside. Science explicates, poetry implicates. Both celebrate what they describe.”<p><i>“What men are poets,”</i> the Nobel-winning physicist Richard Feynman asked in what may be the world’s most poetic footnote, <i>“who can speak of</i> …

Literature

Friendship

for time, for a season for a lifetime walking through the fire embers and ashes cling to you memories burnt into one’s story broken promises, …

Lovers

lover cover me during tough and rough times better days await I’m sure lovers in their summer dresses wind pressed fabric caressing the curves sunlit …

The Gypsy

a weary traveller, searching along the unfurling winding road for the next place of refuge the cold, worn, faded sheets reflecting stages of life …

Travelers

Don’t Stop

keep moving every minute of every day pushing onward refrain from looking back evading that twisted claw of grief as it tries to shred the memories …

Home

opening the door stepping over the threshold asking not much neither a kiss or an embrace just to lie down for awhile not to be alone just to be at …

Recovery

that oft travelled path hard to traverse and understand healing scar tissue keeps tripping one up on those ever-larger keloids memories of the past …

Nevermore

Absence Divides

clouds roll over the horizon blanketing my mind this dark gray heavy mass unfurled creating an epitaph of confusion despite all the love and …

Bleeding Words

writing is when you get stabbed and you choose to bleed words out onto the page ….. instead of spilling your blood on the ground bleed through your …

A Conundrum

memories …… to beautiful to forget too painful to remember what to do? …… either way you’re fucked © 2018 michael d emmerich

Awaiting a New Dawn

night runs to day light chases the dark is the pain receding what approaches over the horizon? the time of evening starlight fades the lamps grow dim …

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