Yes, that title isn’t lying. The wonderful Rose, our own Poet Rummager, has graciously added a new reading to the October Open Mic page. Check out her sites here (poetrummager) AND here (slashermonster).
You can catch all the sweet voices on the Open Mic Page.
Also, consider this your last reminder for October to get your readings in for this month. Seriously, people.
Poet Rummager (you may have seen her cheeky comments on my site–or hers) wrote a fifty word story that stuck with me so much that I kept coming back to it again and again. So I was pleased to be invited to participate in an expansion of her brief tale.
Hey, I have a new poem up on SlasherMonster. It answers the age-old question about what to do with a broken heart.
You can check it out here (and it’s the only place you can see this poem right now, so head on over there. It’s scream.
Also be sure to check out Rose’s companion piece and her excellent reading (also available on this month’s Open Mic.
o, crimson worm
art thou sick
in thy dark secret, flies
does the invisible storm destroy life
howling in his bed
thy love has found out
and the joy of life rises
This is a remix of The Sick Rose, a poem by William Blake, one of my favorite Poets with a capital P. You can find the original here. I’m pretty sure I used every word and only changed one.