Fiction & Poetry
Gardenia petals and ugly art dolls

Gardenia petals and ugly art dolls

Poetry collaborations that combine words, art, and music.

A soul with nothing up its sleeves

A soul with nothing up its sleeves

Five poems touching upon transcendence and escape.

Today, finance and trade bailouts are too often in the headlines

But where is justice for the oppressed and the homeless?

Landscapes

Three poems.

Lean Over: There Is Something I Must Tell You

Lean Over: There Is Something I Must Tell You

Best of In The Fray 2009. Four poems by a contemporary American poet.

Aliens

“On with you, go on, go on,” he said.

Beakman

Beakman

Cold outside and crammed inside as lessons commence on the el-train.

The luster of pearl and pico rat traps

Five poems exploring themes of imprisonment.

The goblins’ drum

The goblins’ drum

Write your secrets, they said.

Disinformation revealed

But will truth triumph in the end?

Songs of change

Five poems.

The Jaunt

The Jaunt

Best of In The Fray 2008. Life, love, and death — destinations unknown.