‘The Lighthouse’ up at MasticadoresUSA!

Cast your long lightover the midnight waters of the Meda message in a bottlelight - like words I thought, but left unsaid....Please continue reading at MasticadoresUSA. Thanks once again to editor Gabriela for her hard work and support of so many talented writers! I am still very busy with Wounds I Healed, but should have... Continue Reading →

Caw, blimey! #poetry #dVerse

Caw, blimey, guv’nor:What a pair of…eyesI’ve never seen the likes, and such a size!They’d make a handsome meal for my hatchlings! Caw blimey guv’nor:What a stinking corpsesmells good to me, no reason for remorse:Dry eyes, full belly. Caw, blimey, guv’nor!Is that doll out therein yonder field, with straw for hairsupposed to scare me? Caw blimey, guv’nor:What’s... Continue Reading →

Extreme Green #poetry #earthweal

I wantextreme birdsongextreme greenam fortunate to findthese things surround me I seeextreme angerin the eyes of driverscursing traffic cuesand burning fuel, going nowhere asI, bicycling, fly by Extreme clouds pile highin Northern skiesbillow upon billowrattling outpeal upon pealof angry thunder Extreme rainsends bricks and mortar down the drain:where will we live then?Even the third little... Continue Reading →

Blastocyst #poetry #poem

With eyes rolled backwardsthe blind seerhad a visionalmostunclear:motherbrightnessplasma pulsingincandescentiron, boilingblastocyst, this place of generationthis enlightened revelationthat the way we understand the worldis wrongand light drives morethan we in our benighted statecan comprehendtill we explore. © 2022 experimentsinfiction.com. All Rights Reserved. Image by ipicgr from Pixabay Sharing with earthweal's Open Link Weekend #119, in keeping with Sherry's 'Web... Continue Reading →

Lover’s Lullaby #dVerse #Quadrille

Sleep, lover, near megently, doand in your arms, I'll dream a dream of you Sleep lover, softlythrough the nightto waken with me at the dawn's first light: A lover's lullaby is nothing newbut never was a serenade more true. © 2022 experimentsinfiction.com. All Rights Reserved. Written for dVerse Tonight, Sarah hosts Quadrille, and the watchword is 'sleep.'... Continue Reading →

Web of Life #poetry #earthweal

I want my children to livein a world where there’s a future to grow intoI took the decision to have children in good faithconsidering the implications: the world does not need more people, it needs more people prepared to make a difference I try to educate thembut by the time they’re grown, eco-warrior might not be a... Continue Reading →

Tsunami #poetry #earthweal

Reports roll in of a simulation on Russia Today:a thermonuclear explosionrolling a tsunami500m highover the British Isles Of course, it's only posturingwe have our 'independent nuclear deterrent' ironically named (against 'Poseidon') 'Trident'and there must be at least50 different waysto end the world 'If only,' I think 'we weren't experimenting with eachand every one of themat... Continue Reading →

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