Corona Poetry Live

IMAGES by Beth Haist

May 18, 2020

My amazon corrugated cardboard box Has in big, bold letters “Future you says thanks” Truly at odds with what I have been learning about attachment,…

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THE TRIBE By Fiona Goodwin

May 15, 2020

I was frightened of you before I knew you Strangers, in foreign lands But you gathered round We sang our songs About cars and lipsticks…

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PROTECTION OF THE TRIBE by REBECCA

May 15, 2020

NB Trigger warning: This poem contains content to do with child abuse that might be disturbing. Thrown to the ground. Held down. Not a scream.…

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THE UNKNOWN by Susan Davanzo

May 15, 2020

Where do we go from here? Does it matter where we’ve been, who we’ve known, how we’ve lived? How we have kept living… Still standing,…

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UNTAMED EXCERPT by Glennon Doyle

May 15, 2020

“When her pain is fresh and new, Let her have it. Don’t try to take it away. Forgive yourself for not having that Power. Grief…

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FORTY DAYS & FORTY NIGHTS by Fiona Goodwin

May 11, 2020

The day we met, I was wearing blue nail varnish, shy Not quite sure of myself We were both taking a chance But as happens…

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I LONG FOR A HAND TO TOUCH ME by Rhonda Ceccato

May 11, 2020

I long for a hand to touch me, to caress every part of me. I long to feel the warmth of a woman’s breath against…

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BAD MEMORIES by ‘Rebecca’

May 11, 2020

(Trigger warning: this poem describes sexual abuse) Please go away bad memories: I don’t want to remember their smile, sweat, or his smell. Or the…

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NO MORE GOOD MORNINGS by Anonymous

May 11, 2020

No More Good Mornings, No More Good Nights, No More Even Are You Feeling Alrights I Saw It Coming For A Week Maybe Two The…

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UNDERSTANDING MOTHER By Fiona Goodwin

May 10, 2020

Standing on the London platform age 5 The rough string holding your gas mask cuts into your neck The rough string carrying your name and…

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I WISH I MISSED MY MOTHER by Kellyann Conway

May 10, 2020

I wish I missed my mother and joined this milestone of loss with all the other daughters flooded with longing for some maternal arms finding…

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UNTITLED by Susi Ruth

May 10, 2020

Here have some wine Hear, have some more Hear that you’ve always been welcome You don’t need to stand at the door Here take a…

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RELIGION By Ganga White – Anita M. Montanile

May 10, 2020

The song is growing !!! What if our religion was each other? If our practice was our life? If prayer was our words? What if…

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COVID MUSING By Beth Haist

May 10, 2020

In the year of our covid-19, zeitgeist of fear, death our tell-tales hearts kept beating and somehow we found this undercurrent of a little hope…

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THE TRUTH: FOR MY MOTHER by Adrienne Parks

May 10, 2020

How dare you speak up? Say your name? You are voiceless. You are a woman, a mother, my wife. Everyone knows who wears the pants…

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OLLIE by Dana Lynn

May 10, 2020

He drove across the country in a pandemic. In search of a new home, a new life. “Trans on the run” he said. What was…

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THE VOICE INSIDE by Fiona Goodwin

May 9, 2020

My hand is on you to steady you my words are there to inspire you But some days they are not that Some days, your…

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CORONA PLAGUE By Maria Gulczynska-Baci, Ancona Italy

May 9, 2020

Ring-a-ring-a masks A pocket full of gloves A-tishoo, a-tishoo lock your doors! we sneeze at you!

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LATE BLOOMER LESBIAN ROLLERCOASTER by Anna Lesbian Davies

May 9, 2020

This Journey has been wild! Given pain to ecstasy! Bam! Age 38 awakening! Could it really be?! Wow…this is how my body and soul comes…

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THE SPLENDOR AND VICISSITUDES OF LONG LIFE FOR THE ENGLISH GIRL by Jen Curry

May 9, 2020

The English girl was stoned with accords? Was she really being hot-tie tot-tie with big words. Was that really sooo knot-tie or was she calling…

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