Category Archives: Poetry

Disillusioned by Karl Bradford

The shallow minded Exist in black and white worlds Bad guys and good guys God is on their side Part of his holy army Why they’re winners Justifiable Actions sanctioned by Beliefs Engraved deep within            … Continue reading

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Detention Hearing by Toni Lorien

In the Matter of . . . Behind his raised bench, the black-robed judge sits tall. Attorneys and parents wait in their seats. The little girl rocks in her chair, clutches her doll. Her face still black and blue from … Continue reading

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Here In Our Playground

Verses from New Orleans Poet, Mike True. Continue reading

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Flags for Everette Maddox

In 1979, Everette Maddox, the patron saint of New Orleans Poetry, began assembling friends and other poets for drinking and poetry every Sunday afternoon on the tree shaded patio behind the Maple Leaf Bar.  Thirty seven years later the event … Continue reading

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