DON’T COME TO TAME THE CAT

  Red sun burns below a blue moon and the tiger rips through trees to escape the cat. Sometimes small things need to be as sharp as an icicle even when the sun comes to burn red beneath blue moons while she sings of those crazy cries of Havana’s love. She sang of Paris once […]

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GLUTTONY HAS GOT THE GOAT

  There is a goat dancing in the parking lot and this train cannot proceed along its track, interlopers interrupt on intercoms; there are packages of suspicion on the trail up ahead and a goat in a lot dancing round the cars. There is a goat dancing in the parking lot as a woman tells […]

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BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES, NO.17, NAPOWRIMO

  You played your card despite your hand, held your tongue to spite your subjects, you thought I’d miss your words  but sentences  were never your strength. You were a book  too blank to be breached, an unexplored emptiness forgotten before it found  any fondness for form.  All words and drawings by Damien B. Donnelly

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HARD TO SWALLOW

  I bowed on bended knee on foreign shores             on silk cushions where no one knew me to an invisible deity. Did you see me? Did I exist for you? Did you believe in me? Did you exist within me truthfully, invisibly? I bowed on bended knee into the […]

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Pride and Prejudice, Beating the Bullies

I crept through corridors Crying as a kid In the corruption of Cusses and curses, Cruel and cringeworthy Comments carried on carelessly As comedy from cunning clowns Whose calculus capabilities Calculated to nothing more than Calamitous catastrophes. And so, to cover up this calamity, I became their casualty, Caught up in a cross fire Of […]

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The War Of the Worlds

How did it feel to hang By nails And wait for a death You were born to endure? Created by The Father As a symbol Of His power To save A crumbling humanity. He gave you life For it to be ripped from your body. No saving grace for you, No end to the pain, […]

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