Month: August 2016

NOSES OFF BY WILLIAM DERGE

They are so often the first to go We can never be sure How it happens A few shatter in a tipping Or when being shipped To Xanadu or San Simeon Some come undone Simply for having been Too delicately fashioned And some just stay Like Venus de Milo’s, who Having found another Way to be incomplete, Takes her place Among the beautiful ruins. Most just slide off At some appointed hour, sensing The whole thing’s going To come apart in the end, anyway. They gather on a beach, One, say, in Normandy, And reminisce of lithic roses, Corrosive salt sea air, Of fresh marbled rolls And, Ah, stone...

Read More

SPOILED BABY BY ARNOLD JOHNSTON

We were living at Farme Cross
Where three roads intersected at the center
Of the world: Farmeloan Road, Dalmarnock Road,
And Cambuslang Road. One led to my school,
One to Glasgow, one to my grandparents’ home.

Read More

SUBMIT YOUR WORK


Would you like to submit your writing, art or video performance for consideration by the RavensPerch?

submit

Need Editing Help Before Submitting?

Personal editing services available upon request.


GET EDITING HELP!

Archives

2017: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

2016: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Shop at TheRavens Perch

HELP SUPPORT THE RAVENSPERCH

Pin It on Pinterest