Michael Waterson is a retired journalist originally from Pittsburgh PA. His career includes stints as a seasonal firefighter, San Francisco taxi driver and wine educator. He earned an MFA from Mills College.
Spotlight: Emily Dickinson
Success by Emily Dickinson
From New to Old
Infinity by Anna Banasiak
Anna Banasiak have been published in New York, London, Surrey, Australia, Canada, India, Africa, Japan, China, Cuba, Israel. She is the winner of poetry competitions in London, medal Unesco, Berlin, Bratislava, gold, gold and silver in Kamena, gold, silver and bronze at All Poetry.
The Low Hanging Sun by Nolo Segundo
Nolo Segundo, pen name pof L.J.Carber, became a widely published poet only in his 8th decade in nearly 140 literary magazines in 10 countries and 3 trade book collections: The Enormity of Existence , Of Ether and Earth , and Soul Songs 
Glosa for My Deteriorating Mother
Haro Lee lives in South Korea with her grandmother. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Michigan Quarterly Review, Zone 3 Press, The Offing, The Indianapolis Review, and elsewhere. She was also the recipient of Epiphany Magazine’s Breakout
Street Life by Fran Schumer
Fran Schumer’s poetry, fiction, and articles have appeared in various sections of The New York Times; also, Vogue, The Nation, The North American Review, and other publications. She won a Goodman Loan Grant Award for Fiction from the City University of New York
Gazing at the Rain from My Window by Shirani Rajapakse
Shirani Rajapakse writes poetry and short stories. She’s the author of five books including Gods, Nukes and a whole lot of Nonsense – winner of the 2022 State Literary Awards, Sri Lanka; I Exist. Therefore I Am – winner of the 2019 State Literary Awards
John Donne–Meditation XVII
John Donne was an English poet born in 1572. He died in 1631. Donne has had a major influence on many generations of poets especially of the metaphysical variety.
When I was a Bird–Katherine Mansfield
Kathleen Mansfield Murry was born in 1888 and died in 1923. Prominent in the modernist movement as a short fiction writing, her poetry is lesser know.
Ozymandias of Egypt by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666 by Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)
To Celia by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson (1573-1637) To Celia Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I’ll not look for wine. The thirst that from the soul doth rise Doth ask a drink divine; But might I of Jove’s nectar sup, I would not […]