How many times did you save me from myself? The quiver girl, strung tight and shaking, self-nursed at the end of a whiskey bottle; your ever-night, shuddering off to sleep a sick bat wrapped up beneath your bed, half rabid; half intelligible- if you were lucky. Good nights I curled up against your broad shoulders, … More Ryan’s Poem by Rhiannon Thorne
Won’t you leave me? I will love you more than if you stay, transfixed to the point of reference, our bodies melding a sad, soft sublime, the back spine of a little universe blown out like a crafter’s hot glass, the growing moment, the wonder, the expansion before a chill.
allegorical beasts by Leo Schulz Leo Schulz’s allegorical beasts is a stunning journey through erotica, love, desire, and a confluence of poetic wordplay and fantastical dark brooding imagery reminiscent of the Shakespearean era. Distinguished by five separate sections that address differing themes, Schulz has written sonnets in neo-traditional style reflecting creativity infused with restless desire … More allegorical beasts by Leo Schulz (Book Review)