Tag Archives: Poetry

Dolly Floats

  Dolly Floats By Stephen Roger Powers   Dolly Floats               2012 Pigeon Forge raised Dolly up on eagle’s wings, and she flew on those wings of an eagle while the eagle stared down … Continue reading

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Remembering the Great Flood in the Frozen Food Aisle

  Remembering the Great Flood in the Frozen Food Aisle By Ronnie Sirmans   REMEMBERING THE GREAT FLOOD IN THE FROZEN FOOD AISLE 0 g. Zero grams: No trans fats, according to the big numeral and letter on the label. … Continue reading

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Creatures of Our Better Nature

  Creatures of Our Better Nature By John Dorsey   Creatures of Our Better Nature as i stop to watch the gossip of a bluebird through a dirty glass window i think it is november & i’m sipping champagne on … Continue reading

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When I Was a Child

  When I Was a Child By Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal   When I Was a Child When I was a child I had no need for tennis shoes. I walked the unpaved  roads of Zacatepec in sandals sometimes barefoot and shirtless. We … Continue reading

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2018: A Year in Poetry

. 2018: A Year in Poetry By Chase Dimock   In 2018, As It Ought To Be proudly to featured astounding work by many brilliant poets. As the Managing Editor, I can say that my favorite part of the job … Continue reading

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By Carole Bernstein: PASTORAL Sunny with the intensity of dream. Huge balloony graffiti covered the stone wall at the end of Avenue M, where Iris Bloom took me to smoke a joint and we cut Orchestra, second period. Avenue M—was … Continue reading

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Small Gifts

– Small Gifts By Steve Cushman   Small Gifts She held the ball of dryer lint out for me said this will help you start a fire.  It was the night before my first camping trip with my son’s Boy Scout … Continue reading

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