Sabian Saturdays: Aries 2°

PHASE 2 (ARIES 2°): A COMEDIAN REVEALS HUMAN NATURE. KEYNOTE: The capacity to look objectively at oneself and at others. –Straight Woo “The Fool” Jaded jester tempts taboos with a grin, all tooth.Spiritual nomad, royals pay gold for her truth.She a rich pauper, speaks before spoken to, a subtle coupfor power. Born 4 minutes after…

Sabian Saturdays: Aries 1°

*This series features original poems by myself inspired by the 360 degrees of the zodiac as individual energies called #SabianSymbols. Click the link in the quote below for more information. PHASE 1 (ARIES 1°): A WOMAN JUST RISEN FROM THE SEA. A SEAL IS EMBRACING HER. KEYNOTE: Emergence of new forms and of the potentiality…

25 Magazines accepting nontraditional poetry and creative writing

Most editors are happy to answer questions regarding submissions. If a lit mag seems like a good fit for your work and it happens to be a collaboration, found poem, or other more nontraditional form, contact them via email or on other social media to ask if they are open to such forms. If you […]…

When they’ve seen your darkness… — RAW PAGAN

When he’s seen your darkness and he still held you tight in his arms When screams and tears tore at his soul yet he stood tall with his shoulder over your trembling body and his voice contained When words of pain penetrated his being, but he received it with gentle calmness One knew they were…

S.O.C. 9/13/17

Taken for granted, for silly, for surface, I recall old lessons hard learned and their determined resurgence nevermind depth or the sea of tears secretly wept simultaneously. We; me, he, and she profusely professing in silence and salt the truth of hearts hardened and healing halted. Drip drop stains on cheek bones we try so…

Wake up! Your gift is calling…

There have been many epiphanies lately in light of my reflection on self sabotage, participation in essentially dissatisfying connections, and hesitancy when it comes to wholeheartedly pursuing my passions.  I realize that a lot of these issues and behaviors are from a toxic and internalized belief that was re-iterated to me often as a child…

Amy Lowell “To A Friend”

I ask but one thing of you, only one, That always you will be my dream of you; That never shall I wake to find untrue All this I have believed and rested on, Forever vanished, like a vision gone Out into the night. Alas, how few There are who strike in us a chord…