Inside this anthology you’ll find yours truly in both prose and poem form!
The story I submitted is from the perspective of a social predator locked in a holding facility, terrifying residents and staff alike. Oh and the evil person happens to be female 😉
There’s three poems dedicated to women in the throes of mania, circumstances varying but each known too well in modern society. I consider A Coterie of Diamonds a forewarning to readers…if you push a woman too far, prepare for major consequences!
Thanks be to Thirteen o’clock Press for publishing my art, my 2nd antho feature with this press. Support your favorite indie artist and many others by purchasing through Lulu.com 😀
Happy Friday and good news…it’s still National Poetry Month! Hope you’ve enjoyed my contributions thus far. 😀
For our last NPM15 entry, I’m giving you a sneak preview of A Coterie of Diamonds.
The excerpt below, The Dreamer, is a segment of my surreal narrative poem; the full piece will be featured in Thirteen o’Clock Press‘s upcoming anthology highlighting female horror writers. Very excited!
Every Friday this April, I am going to feature an original work here for your reading pleasure. Throw rotted fruit, sing praises, lemme know you just don’t get it, but do, please, have an experience. If you borrow the work, be polite and cite!
Today’s National Poetry Month contribution is the full poem featured during January’s Fantastic Ekphrastic! This is a performance piece – a poem intended to be spoken and performed as opposed to reading across a page. I do this format to emphasize the passion of the piece. Weird? Good! I’m purposely taking you out of your comfort zone. 😀
1) You must first listen to this song. The beat sets the tempo of the poem; if you just start reading, it’s gonna be confusing! So, about the 30 second mark, you should feel yourself “lifting”…
2) Once lifted, you can start reading the poem to the beat OR
Listen to the beat in entirety, then go in on the poem. I’ve purposely made it legible in five minutes to compliment the track.
3) Following the beat of the song, you’ll be able to discern three different vignettes which cumulatively is ArcAngel. Ready?
Every Friday this April, I am going to feature an original work here for your reading pleasure. Throw rotted fruit, sing praises, lemme know you just don’t get it, but do, please, enjoy responsibly. Practice good karma; if you borrow the work, be polite and cite!
Let’s kick off NPM15 and the one-year anniversary of debuting I Blew Up Juarezwith a Von Simeon original poem. Although the book is action fiction, I had to sneak in my poetic background somewhere!
Commander Ga shares this poem about Creation with her secret husband, the accomplished scientist Jah:
Travel back to the world of mortals, little soul
as a pink sworl of smoke
In your smoke, twist to mist
from your mist, grow to clouds
feed a creature as rice, barley, herbs, sesame, or beans