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Love, today, as any other day

14 February, 2009 от · 2 comments

Photo: hamedmasoumi It’s a beautiful day today in Chronotopia. That’s the day when She will put on a gorgeous white dress and meet her Beloved, and they will get married, as they have dreamed for so long. But they won’t be alone in their celebration of love. They will be joined by ten thousand other […]

All you need is Love

14 February, 2009 от · 7 comments

Photo: jonoakley There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. — Friedrich Nietzsche All you need is love…

St. Valentine’s Day – the day resisting pathos

14 February, 2009 от · 3 comments

Velina Vateva Photo: Andrew Stawarz We freely speak of dreams We marvel at what they conceal But in my wonderworld Each sleeping vision is so real So I believe and hope That all the things I see May one day bring Such truth and peace As we can feel Wonderworld, Uriah Heep The day is […]

Playing Through

11 February, 2009 от · 4 comments

Photo: tristanbrand Playing Through a play by John Lawson   Ben, an actor Bonnie, an actress Deacon, a big bruiser Scant, a smaller, dapper fellow

You There

4 February, 2009 от · No comments

Theo Edmonds Photo: TellmeBoo! You know where life is taking you. You think you know. You want to know. You try to know. You never actually know – You see someone on the subway. You meet eye to eye.


27 January, 2009 от · 1 comment

Renee Rigdon Photo: computerhotline My grandmother always told me I should sing not to the pretty girls but to the heavens. The heavens, she said, would always be there for me, but the girls would just flit in and out until I got some God in my life. She was full of these bits of […]

New Life Begins

27 January, 2009 от · No comments

Donal Mahoney Photo: arwen-abendstern white hips a soft fist for the wrist of your waist black hair in a spill on your shoulders small whirlpools your ankles

The Six-Second Rule

1 January, 2009 от · No comments

Jerry Ratch Photo: evoo73 They come to the new world, but bring the old world with them. The six-second rule. When their bagel drops face down on the café floor, apparently it’s the old world six-second rule that applies, instead of our own more modern three-second rule.

I Love You, And I feel – My Ailing Blood Is Raving

23 December, 2008 от · No comments

Bozhana Apostolova Photo: tanakawho I love you, and I feel – my ailing blood is raving and troubling again my frantic passions. I am traveling obsessed across the earth, all craving for you, for your love that stirred me into life.

Getting an Angle on Truth: An Analysis of Narrative Viewpoint in Ian McEwan’s Atonement, Part I

13 December, 2008 от · 3 comments

Linda Cruise Photo: blacksun In regard to storytelling, two facts remain constant: our human love affair with story and that the telling—when it is done well—begets art. What distinguishes one story from another is not its specific plot details so much as the way the writer handles the myriad of decisions that goes into the […]

An Angel’s Feather

12 November, 2008 от · No comments

Roza Boyanova Photo: lepiaf.geo           in my son’s bed. An afternoon nap in my father’s worn smooth sandals I walk      on the keys           of wonderment. Translated from Bulgarian by Valentin Krustev

Train Ride

31 October, 2008 от · 3 comments

Sonja de Vries Photo: L Bonnett We rode the train from Amsterdam to Belgrade It was 1947. I was beginning to look like a woman again after being all knees and elbows, living on potatoe skins and roots all those years. Now we had bread, and even cheese, a bottle of wine from Spain. The […]

You Are the Bell

23 October, 2008 от · 2 comments

David Harrity Photo: txd …you are the bell, and I am the tongue of the bell, ringing you… —Billy Collins When my mind wanders in church, I wonder if it’s possible to write a love poem about us using the metaphor of a bell and it not be completely sexual. I’m finding it hard to […]


8 October, 2008 от · 1 comment

Biliana Atanasova Photo: Occhi Rivoluzionari… I’m tired of looking for you, of seeking an unlocked door, of nervously rummaging the drawers, of waiting for an unwritten letter.


27 September, 2008 от · 2 comments

Marion Koleva Photo: jurvetson Let me become your kite― Boldly send me after the carrier winds To bring back wild herbs Under the horizon’s eyelids.

A Smile Come Home

25 September, 2008 от · 2 comments

Theo Edmonds Photo: sonietta46 I smiled ages ago. When the wind whipped up through my toes When my fingers bent forward to transform a firefly into a momentary hand lantern And tonight – when I looked at him I smiled like that again.

Peonies and Forget-Me-Nots

21 September, 2008 от · 4 comments

Georgi Gosposinov Photo: Toni Blay They had met only a few hours before. He was in his very early thirties, she was in her late twenties. He had to give her a package to deliver to a friend of his across the ocean. She was only a go-between. It was a five-minute job, but two […]

The Burning Road

21 September, 2008 от · 1 comment

David Harrity Photo: Stefan Mendelsohn Which way does the chain of clouds lead? Today you find the canyon and watch buzzards dip deep into it, their bodies blended by shadows draping the red-sand walls.

Warhola … for Andy

18 September, 2008 от · 2 comments

Theo Edmonds Photo: Bob.Fornal I love you. I love you too baby… I’ve loved you since that very first hour I met you That hour of angels Those inspirational, popular angels.

Today I Burned Your Letters

17 September, 2008 от · 9 comments

Katherine Van Hook Gulley Photo: young_einstein Today I burned your letters, I lit the fireplace with a box of matches I picked up at an old country store, The letters smelled of musk perfume and all encompassing fragrances of time.