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 […]

Book Release – The Year That Stole the Light Away

Today is the release day for Brandon White’s debut poetry collection, The Year That Stole the Light Away. Here’s one of the poems you’ll find inside: DIG Every day I return, shovel in hand, and I dig. I dig to keep my sanity. I dig to find the sacred words. The words we etch into […]

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

The Poets Symphony AVAILABLE NOW

Raw Earth Ink proud to present (and super excited about): The Poets Symphony An anthology composed by thirty-one artists and poets. Inside you’ll find poems, lyrics, melodies, photography, paintings, digital art and more all inspired by MUSIC. I couldn’t be happier with this book. It’s gorgeous on the outside but it’s the inside bits that […]

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 […]

The Decay of William Drysdale

I know it’s Thursday when the nurse brings the little paper cup with five pills instead of three. A sip of tepid water and I go back to staring out the window. I can’t abide small talk. Never could. Better to observe my surroundings than spin idle words. My wife understood that, why don’t these […]

Available for Pre-Order

I said it was coming and here they are! The Poets Symphony: Verses, Melodies, and Lyrical Poems is releasing on the 15th of May. You will find it anywhere that sells books online: lulu, Barnes & Noble, Amazon. Pre-order the e-book here. Thirty-one artists and poets came together to create this gorgeous book centered around […]

Logophile

I slipped on your words like a pair of pantyhose sliding up my thighs they felt so nice I couldn’t help but touch myself just a little (or a lot) those verbs and adverbs adjectives and past present participle gliding ever so nicely inside I swallowed them down thirsty for more a glutton for your […]