Lucky-Megha Sood

This poem is part of the series on the Global Exploitation of Women. Rape is a severely under-reported crime with surveys showing dark figures of up to 91.6% going unreported. A United Nations statistical report compiled from government sources showed that more than 250,000 cases of rape or attempted rape were recorded by police annually. The reported data covered 65 countries. 1 out of every 6 AmericanContinue reading Lucky-Megha Sood

I started Early – Took my Dog- Emily Dickinson

I started Early – Took my Dog –And visited the Sea –The Mermaids in the BasementCame out to look at me –And Frigates – in the Upper FloorExtended Hempen Hands –Presuming Me to be a Mouse –Aground – opon the Sands –But no Man moved Me – till the TideWent past my simple Shoe –And past my Apron –Continue reading I started Early – Took my Dog- Emily Dickinson

Still Life in the Oral Surgeon’s Chair – Robin Wright

After my fear of teeth being twisted, cut, pulled like plugs for barbaric bloodletting, after the mask covers my nose and the nitrous has reduced my hands and feet to far-off sensations, thoughts fly from my body and laugh from above. But I endure, rise, retreat from the chair, no longer still, no longer theContinue reading Still Life in the Oral Surgeon’s Chair – Robin Wright

Now at Liberty-A humorous break-up poem by Dorothy Parker

Little white love, your way you’ve taken; Now I am left alone, alone. Little white love, my heart’s forsaken. (Whom shall I get by telephone?) Well do I know there’s no returning; Once you go out, it’s done, it’s done. All of my days are gray with yearning. (Nevertheless, a girl needs fun.) Little whiteContinue reading Now at Liberty-A humorous break-up poem by Dorothy Parker