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Gerald Nicosia – Ferlinghetti

for Neeli Cherkovski Lawrence never let me treat him like a famous man I sat down to interview him a green 27-year-old Midwestern kid He said, “You need...

Silvio Donà – Serial Killer

Rocco did not have any particular reason to hate old women.Yet, he hated them in a ferocious way.Only seeing one of them...

SHORT STORIES

Antonia Buizza – Angela

“Angela, don’t run: you know that after you are going to have a sore throat”.“Ok, mum, I’m coming”.Mother and daughter went back...

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Barbara Ungar – Après Moi

Let them eat storms Let them eat fire Let them eat drones Let them eat lies Let them eat bump stocks Let them eat coal Let them eat bullets Let them...

CLASSICS

gertrude stein poems

Gertrude Stein – Johnny Grey

What did he say. I was disagreeing with him. He said he didn't have it by...

Kate Chopin – Désirée’s Baby

As the day was pleasant, Madame Valmondé drove over to L’Abri to see Désirée and...

T. S. Eliot – Eeldrop and Appleplex

I Eeldrop and Appleplex rented two small rooms in a disreputable part of town. Here they...
The Blind Men and the Elephant - American Literature

James Baldwin – The Blind Men and the Elephant

There were once six blind men who stood by the road-side every day, and begged...

Joseph Conrad – The Lagoon

The white man, leaning with both arms over the roof of the little house in...

POETS' CORNER

Barbara Ungar – Après Moi

Let them eat storms Let them eat fire Let them eat drones Let them eat lies Let them eat...

Barbara Ungar – Ars poetica

I love to comb a poem the way girls do their dolls’ hair singing   as I brushed and braided mane and...

Barbara Ungar – Call Me Medusa

  Some years ago, when I had braces and headgear, I’d pull my hair through the openings in...

Barbara Ungar

Barbara Ungar’s fifth book, Save Our Ship, winner of the Richard Snyder Memorial Prize from...

Valentina Meloni – As if it were an endless autumn

As if it were an endless autumn silently one by one they leave and buds already appear...