THE PERSISTENCE OF YOU by Virginia Mateias

THE PERSISTENCE OF YOU by Virginia Mateias, Monthly Contributorsite: https://mobile.twitter.com/mateiasvirginia Sometime you shall ask meSometime…When our cradleOf water and grass and starry skiesWill only be stardustHumbly travelling with usCompanion of our immortal light …Well,Only then shall I return for a whileFor a few galaxies(To banish your sorrow and your shameWhich will have dimmed your core)And…

What Am I To You? by Michelle Navajas

What Am I To You? by Michelle Navajasside: https://michnavs.wordpress.com/ if stars were madeto light up the darkest of the nightflashing and flickeringshining and shimmeringas beacons of hope forall the lost souls in heavenall the star-crossed lovers on earth, then, maybe it’s my time to ask«baby, what am I to you?» ‘cos, you to me is…

fragments of myself by Cindy Georgakas

fragments of myself by Cindy Georgakas, Monthly Contributor site: https://uniquelyfitblog.com/ I collect fragments of myself and place them in my heart, Reclaiming lost parts.   Waiting, longing, hoping for a shadow of myself To come to life.  The past evades me, the present scares me, The future’s faith washes over me.   I bathe in the salt water, an embryo forming into a new sense…

The Light in your Eyes by K.Hartless

The Light in your Eyes by K.Hartlesssite: khartless.com The light in your eyes is always on.I look for it now,my lighthouse,steering me safelythroughsleepless seasof turbulent thoughts,keeping me farfrom a jagged shoreof biting remarks,a sheer awe-struck cliffof confusion. But my bark is buta pebble,in the tub oflove’s deep sea,and you will pass your lightquickly,covering then shadowing…

KEEPING VIGIL by Nancy Richy

KEEPING VIGIL by Nancy Richysite:  theelephantstrunk.org It was unseasonably warm for November; the sun was brilliant with only a few wispy clouds scattered here and there, but the autumn leaves swirling in the wind were a reminder that winter was just around the corner. I decided to take a walk in the nature trail near…

Danger Or Death by Anita Annabel

Danger Or Death by Anita Annabel Site:  www.annaanitasblog.com Danger or death? Darkness or light? Don’t shiver in the face of my darkness. Let it wrap you inside its dangerous cloak. There is nothing to see or hear in its chamber. No one to hurt you except the dangerous creatures that lurk in the dark. Nothing…

sleeping scars by C.X.Turner

sleeping scars by C.X.Turnersite:  https://twitter.com/lover__poetic take my handinto the night forest we’ll situnder the full moonwhisperall our secrets and ifit hurts to speak aloud show mewhat you can’t sayI want to touchyour sleeping scars and love you just, pleasedon’t turn your back @C.X.Turner Gabriela Marie Milton #1 Amazon Bestseller AuthorBooks:Woman: Splendor and Sorrow :I Love…

A Prayer for Less Love by Luvgood Carp

A Prayer for Less Love by Luvgood Carp site: PungentSound.com I’ve heard what you say in the name of loveand your favorite word is no. I’ve seen what you do in the name of lovebecause the purple bruises still show. You say you’re a man of lovebut that sounds dangerous to me, so bring me…

Shattered Glass by Dawn Pisturino

Shattered Glass by Dawn Pisturino site: http://www.dawnpisturino.wordpress.com shattered glasscould notcut deeperthe fine jagged edgespiercing the soulwith precision accuracy how many timesdid you laughat the painpreferring to use itas balmfor your ownflagging ego ghost maninvisiblenever therea fleeting memoryin the daylight how is it possibleto love a ghost @Dawn Pisturino Gabriela Marie Milton #1 Amazon Bestseller AuthorBooks:Woman:…

Odessa de Fae by Miriam Descendres

Odessa de Fae by Miriam Descendres site: @13rrance on twitter A mere instant, eternity offered to see herAnd I could only succumb to her beauty.Imagine now that I get forever,Surely a sin it would be. Neither angel nor female,Her shadow in the pale of the night,Silver spectrum. She was dancing, captivated under the canopy of…

Barely Ten by Rashmi Buragohain

Barely Ten by Rashmi Buragohain site: https://twitter.com/wildflower2107 She was barely tenWhen she had to takeThose seven steps around the fireWith weary eyes She was barely tenWhen she stepped in that houseWith a toy of a dollClasped in her hands She was barely tenWhen her toy was forgottenLying somewhere in a cornerCovered with dust She was barely…

Breathe by Michelle Navajas

Breathe by Michelle Navajassite: site: https://michnavs.wordpress.com/ i can’t breathe, i can’t cry, i can’t even sighwhen you pushed me hard, down the groundand why? just why?because i am different?my color is different from yours?since when did colors matter?since when did you have the right to treat me like i’m not even half a human? i…

Life of a Dot by Virginia Mateias

Life of a Dot by Virginia Mateias, Monthly Contributor site: https://mobile.twitter.com/mateiasvirginia Hear me Adam,I rebuild youWith every breathYou’re both the whole universe and not… Our earthly love is goneOur huge ego besides,Of being unique and masters over EdenThe implosion of the curse that we namedTime…I’ve certainly noticed your fallAnd I’m not surprised any longerThat « us »…

petals made of love by Jeff Flesch

petals made of love by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: Develop. Inspire. Transform I sit atop the river delta, wondering aboutthe scene it is amyriadin-between the lightcasting offin the distanceplaying with the stars in the sky, sheltering the moon in ablanket disguised I rise, and make my way down, as the cavern comesclose alwayslooking up,…

Pieces by David Garcia

Pieces by David GarciaSite: https://mobile.twitter.com/AcyRunway13/with_replies I gathered the piecesOn shores of lost dreamsBroken shards, my soul disheartenedWhat’s left behind, almost forgotten My heart in frozen protectionFeelings fell into hibernationHow love once burned with affectionBecame an image of false reflection @David Garcia Gabriela Marie Milton #1 Amazon Bestseller AuthorBooks:Woman: Splendor and Sorrow :I Love Poems and…

Poem by Gabriela Marie Milton

Poem By Gabriela Marie Miltonsite: https://shortprose.blog/ Good Morning/Good Afternoon Masticadores. I usually do not publish my poems in any edition of Masticadores. However, the poet who was supposed to be published today retreated his work. So here I am with a Twitter poem and two reminders. Thank you to those of you who already submitted…

My city by Punam

My city by Punam site: https://paeansunpluggedblog.wordpress.com/ As haze envelopes my city at nightits ugly scars diminish and disappearthe luminosity of moonlight shines noton traces of death of moralitynor on decaying principlesfluttering like flimsy curtainsmy city looks sinisterly etherealas blood quietly seeps in the atmospherethe stifled cries of truth remain unheardtrampled by night trafficsordid secrets sink…