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Poetry: “The Morning After the 2016 Presidential Election” by Lynn Marie Houston
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Poetry: “The Morning After the 2016 Presidential Election” by Lynn Marie Houston

The Morning After the 2016 Presidential Election So much depends on the two lesbians across the street who turn off the morning news, leave still-steaming coffee on the table, eggs uneaten on plates, and walk hand-in-hand to the mud room of their white colonial where they gather the American flag (so heavy now it takes … Continue reading

Poetry & Song: “My Joyous Crown” by Nancy Christensen King & Alani Keiser
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Poetry & Song: “My Joyous Crown” by Nancy Christensen King & Alani Keiser

My Joyous Crown Music by Alani Keiser My Joyous Crown Poem by Nancy Christensen King Calculating and deliberate As Flamenco dancers’ feet, You tapped and stomped upon my heart Controlling every beat. Frightening, yet soothing Loyalty became, A necessary melody My freedom to defame. Like a raging fire Leaves no stick unburned, The marrow of … Continue reading