Get Those Submissions In!

Short story writers, you’ve got just a few weeks left to get your first draft in for The Shadows of Blackout Island. 15 August is the deadline for first drafts. What do I mean by first draft? I mean have your story about 75% done. Send it in, unfinished (or finished, if you’re that far!) […]

autobiopic REBLOG

I relate to J Matthew Waters’ poetry more often than not. And here’s a perfect example. you’re a producer an individual & an artist an entrepreneur cut from the same cloth as a perfectionist redoing & undoing & redoing for goodness’ sake you live your own life believing it’s furthest from a lie for no […]

Raining underneath REBLOG

Another gorgeous piece by Mark Ryan, one of my absolute favorite writers of all time. Underneath. Down here where it’s calm. Where the black beauty of the abyss touches my feet. All is quiet. All is still. I’m entombed as if in a coffin. Locked forever in my own space Controlling the promise of my […]

Submissions OPEN – Nature Poetry and Art

Hi there poets, artists and photographers! Want to be a part of an amazing anthology project and see your work published alongside other amazing people? Raw Earth Ink has opened submissions for the next poetry and art collection: Creation and the Cosmos: A Poetic Anthology Inspired by Nature. Here are the rules. Description: a collection […]

In Slow Motion on Universe Road REBLOG

Talk about summing up humanity in one poem. Make sure you click through and read the whole piece! There’s something about everyone. That’s the way the addiction grumbles That’s the way the drunk stumbles That’s the way the moon serenades That’s the way the elephants walk in the … In Slow Motion on Universe Road […]

Motor REBLOG

This really met me right where I’m at. I hope you’ll go to her blog and read the full piece. Now my mouth doesn’t know what my shadow is saying. Motor Motor nerve. Damage. (How?) Peripheral. (Vision?) Damaged. These are the bumps in my road map. These are criss crosses. (I carry…) Lacerations lace my […]

Lead You Home REBLOG

I hope you’ll visit Chris’s site and read the entire piece. Such vivid and interesting (and inspiring!) lines… And the octopus-arm streets Lead me here And lead me there But never take me far From this town Whose sea-serpent limbs wrap Themselves about ankles … Lead You Home ©Chris Nelson 2020

Thoughts Like A Theme Park (Part 1 ) – REBLOG

There are some amazingly good lines in O.D.’s piece and I look forward to seeing where he takes us next in this series… I ruminate over an unearthly amount of time here, This medium and I bleed into each other, A testament to our unspoken blood oath. Quite the task, … Thoughts Like A Theme […]