Poetry

Poetry

Ekphrastacy: Independent Together: “Navigation Reimagined”

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Navigation Reimagined by Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate Ray McNiece after Navigation Re-imagined by Patti Fields and Ray Juaire   Ah, it’s all blue out there anyway — until you look closer, the way Ancient Maori mariners did, having hundreds of names for ocean currents, dozens of hues for blue, reading the water like an encyclopedia, […]

Ekphrastacy: Joseph Van Kerkhove: “Away”

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Away by Andrew Aaron Valdez after Untitled (058) by Joseph Van Kerkhove   The hardest part of leaving home Is leaving your mother’s arms Knowing each time you return to them They hold less and less of you   Until all they can hold onto is the Flower arrangement inside her casket   Each petal, […]