Adeena Karasick takes us on a satiric tour through the shards and fragments of literary and post-consumerist culture.
I am a poet, digital artist, editor of The BeZine (TheBeZine.com), co-publisher of Is a Rose Press (with gary lundy—IsARosePress.com), and educator. I currently teach in the English Department at David Yellin Academic College of Education, Jerusalem, Israel. Finishing Line Press (FinishingLinePress.com) published my most recent poetry collection, Nothing Remembers (2019).
Stone’s An Idea for a Short Story shows poems’ & stories’ value to being human. | Sunday Brunch Tuesday | MPP
Honesty and Transparency, the Post Truth Era—the latest issue of The BeZine, is up. Here is Jamie Dedes’ introduction. I lent a hand in publication, & have two poems and an essay in the May edition. Stop by at The BeZine and have a look.
A song for the times—simple chords & words. The Rains of Babylon | Bruised Coffee Thursday | Meta/ Phor(e) /Play
Reuben Woolley on Sunday Brunch Tuesday with 3 poems of geographic wistfulness | Meta/ Phor(e) /Play
Three poems from Michael Dickel, commentaries on himself and our times on Meta/ Phor(e) /Play. Now open for submissions.
Ann Bracken discusses Le Hinton’s poem, Cards Flash Back, on Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.
The voices speak poetry even as so much else happens, including the poet going out | Michael Dickel | Meta/ Phor(e) /Play
A wall waiting for graffiti, a lost love in Paris, psychedelic apple blossoms| hired sycophants | poems | J Matthew Waters
Hassan Melehy’s poems, Recriminations & Doctrines of Honesty, provide “unrepentant insolence”—perhaps of the Beats, perhaps of our own.
Evocative imagery woven into a sense of displacement, nostalgia, & longing | imaginary maps | Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt | Meta/Phor(e)/Play
Michael Dickel’s poem, Dust to Dust — the passing of time and the absurdity of meaning fill out the form of this poem on Meta / Phor(e) / Play.
Korean-American poet Melissa Houghton offers three poems on Meta / Phor(e) / Play for interNational Poetry Month.
Poet Michael Dickel constructs an experimental variation on Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Ozymandias using cubism…sort of | Meta/Phor(e)/Play.
Hungarian poet Kinga Fabó | the blue is drifting | 3 poems translated from Hungarian | Meta / Phor(e) / Play
falling innocently | Three poems by Spanish poet Toni García Arias from his book, Fallen Angels —— The Last Summer, You, and Working Days | Meta / Phor(e) / Play
Italian poet and photographer Donatella D’Angelo presents 3 poems, translated by Dennis Formento with the poet | Meta / Phor(e) / Play
Haitian-American poet Valérie Déus shares three poems (Misdirection, Told, and Body) from her forthcoming book | Meta / Phor(e) / Play