Pick of the day
Posted by safety on Wed, 25 Mar 2015
I remember when Jacques died.
He left a message on the machine.
Hello, this is Jacques.
I wanted to speak to you.
The voice even deeper, his Frenchness amplified by the
diseased closing of his throat.
It has been some long time, no?
I just wanted to speak to you, like before,
like we used to so long ago.
Story of the week
Poem of the week
Posted by hudsonmoon on Fri, 27 Mar 2015
It was hard getting myself to do this. Which is why I posted it without a video. Then I felt the urge and went ahead with it. My love and heart goes out to anyone who feels such a grief. I've never known it before and hope to never know its like again. Much love to you all.Read more
This week's poetry pick is an wonderful example of talent underscored by love, or love underscored by talent. You decide:Read more
We always support the annual Wasafiri New Writing Prize and the details of how to enter the 2015 event can be found here:Read more
Picks of the Month
Posted by Esmerelda-O on Wed, 25 Feb 2015
There were butterflies
dancing against the light,
the stained glass of Jesus
changing them into shadows.
A coffin and butterflies.
I don't believe in gods
or souls or eternal life.
I tried not to smother with meaning
the moment that owned its own voice.