poems as hand- and foot-holds on a glass mountain

The Unchosen

  not mine exactly, those unchosen remaining in the odd half-life of possibles careers considered and abandoned their corridors un-walked my tread a ghostly absence among…

A Life Novel

               Reading a few lines almost at random turning pages by handfuls in a paperback left on a counter in…

Mirror Face

  Bars across the mirror  partially obscured his face   he looks older, weary, wary battered but not defeated   expecting another blow gives no hint…

Sunday Liberty

    The week would gather Sunday to free itself.   Each day had a gathering task one would bring a poem   another choose a location…

No Story

                      Sipping coffee in an unfamiliar shop in shades faking celebrity or notoriety he noticed a slim…

Space Travel

    From a plane window high over the brown Midwest at flight speed we seem to be drifting,  the land slowly creeping under our wings…

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Ancient Forest Zen

Dedicated to the liberation of all beings.

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The Nihilist Void

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Contemplative Light

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Systemic Disorder

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O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Philosophical Writings

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best poetry blog in the cosmos

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this WordPress.com site

Scott Edward Anderson's Poetry Blog

"One reader is a miracle; two, a mass movement." - Walter Lowenfels

failed haiku - a journal of English Senryu

Co Editors: Bryan Rickert and Kelly Sauvage with Founder and Contributing Editor Mike Rehling

Third Wednesday Magazine

A Quarterly Journal of Literary and Visual Arts

Colleen M. Chesebro

Prose Metrist, Novelist, & Word Witch

Ancient Forest Zen

Dedicated to the liberation of all beings.

Frank J. Tassone

haikai poetry matters

The Nihilist Void

Nothing matters.

🍂Word Craft: Prose & Poetry🍂

We're Crafting Poetry—One Syllable at a Time

Contemplative Light

Inspiration and Guidance on the Journey to Awakening

Systemic Disorder

Essays on economic crisis, decoding dominant ideologies and creating a better world

panoply, a literary zine

Join us here for a wide-ranging and impressive array of writing

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Philosophical Writings

Thoughts on Philosophy by C.M. Bodayle

Random Sample Review

Decidedly and Unabashedly Human

Rise Up Times

Media for Justice and Peace

production de l'immédiat

Der Zeitgeist ist ein Virus

Zen Fools

What are you when your body is not you?