Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words Is It a Poem? By Frank Cavano Is it a poem or a prose poem? If a prose poem, is it prose or poetry? Is the verse free or too expensive to be published? Do you like poetry to rhyme? And what do you call it if it […]
Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words Word’s Worth By William C Ross Scriptures on cathedral walls. Graffiti scrawls on restroom stalls. A word’s true worth is the thought behind it, And poetry is where you find it. Dark Day (September 2010) is the most recent by William C Ross to appear at vox poetica.
Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words Aloha By Jessie Carty Insert Key. Turn. Pull. Push. Locked. The ritual of safety. Drop keys on table. Open and close the refrigerator door, thinking 1–this time I’ll see the light go off 2–this time there will be something new inside. Sesame Street logic. Abierto. Cerrado. Sounds close […]
Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words Forbidden By Gianluca D’Elia I feel so compelled to write It’s been so many days Or has it been months, years? Everything was destroyed In the fire and the explosions Guns and bombs and helicopters Their sound everlasting Left us with nothing but ashes I cannot find a […]
Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words In the Name of All That’s Holy By Jeanette Gallagher In a quaint, quiescent Countryside called Montvale The villagers thrive As one in a state of grace Deserving as God’s chosen Countrymen where righteous Souls abide and love endures Exemplar ethics in all that’s holy Virtue paragons: alabaster […]