Bonfire of Poetry

Bonfire of Poetry

There are sparks of inspiration that can ignite excitement and a desire to share a love of poetry with the world. We, the editors, hope this poetical anthology helps to warm and inspire you and to ignite your passion to read and write poetry.

Jumping Over The Ram

Jumping Over The Ram

What an extraordinary story Deng has to tell! It is not just about South Sudan; it is a universal story about survival and determination – how a child can face the most difficult of situations and find a way through them.

Red and White

Red & White

John McCabe settled into a chair. “Sure do. It was ‘count of Mrs. Knox, you know Amos’s wife. She come into town with him. Wanted to buy some of that cloth Jedidiah had ‘em ship in from Omaha. Wanted to make herself a new dress, and…”

Coursing

Coursing

The poems included in the collection reveal remarkable poetic excellence. These poems aptly show profoundly imaginative power. No doubt, the poet is adept in the intimate and convincing analysis of emotions.

The Rightful King

The Rightful King

Everyday sees the disintegration of mankind; greed for wealth and power leads to conflicts come between people and hence to the destruction of peace and unity. The goal of this play is, in its small way, to bridge.

Ashes A Prose Play

Ashes

WYNDEL BLACKMAN, a Black American aged early-thirties, and his mother MOMMA BLACKMAN have just arrived at the airport in an un-named W. African county. They and their luggage are in a booth where “he” is being questioned by a CUSTOM’S AGENT.  

Broody New Englander

Broody New Englander

 The cock crows against the feeble dawn. Roused, in discontent, Putnam gets about another day. The snow crackles underneath his steps, and he sees memories in every breath. One handful and then another of grain is reluctantly spread.

Tales From The Dew Drop Inne

Tales From The Dew Drop Inne

“Tales from the Dew Drop Inne reads like a darkly humorous sitcom. The tone is both heartfelt and deliciously irreverent, showing that one does not need to hate humanity to appreciate the humor of life. 

Memoirs From the Asylum

Memoirs From The Asylum

What is it like to work inside a state hospital or to be a patient in such a hospital? What is it like to live inside the mind of such a patient? This tragi-comedic novel takes the reader inside the asylum.

Sweet and Sour

Sweet & Sour

The air’s so thick you can almost see the old box fan I got at the thrift agitatin’ again’ it. The moon so bright it lights the way to Babylon, yet hazed enough to call out spirit dead and set that dread that’s buried in the human heart to stirrin’ with screams and sobbin’s own text and edit me. It’s easy.

Times To Try The Soul of Man

Times To Try The Soul of Man

What do an overweight stripper, the CIA, corruption in New York City, the Israeli Mossad, ancient Inca civilization, terrorism, political intrigue, mad dashes across America, and a waste-case of a teenager have in common? They are the ingredients of this action-packed… 

Two Tales of Terror

Two Tales of Terror

“Clowns are not funny,” Bela had once said; “we are the embodiment of terror, the terrors hidden in the heart. Of loneliness, futility, helplessness, rejection; and I, Bela, am the embodiment of death. People do not laugh at my costume or my paint. 

El Catrin

El Catrin

 

I was captivated and intrigued by the very first page of Ken Weene's well-written "El Catrin". I mostly read non-fiction, but this short story came to my attention as having an underlying mystical tone, so I downloaded it. And I am still thrilled that I did!  READ MORE.

Widow's Walk

Widow's Walk

 

Mary Flanagan, caught between her sense of religion and obligation on one hand and her very human desire for love and life on the other, is in emotional limbo. When she meets Arnie Berger, who becomes both her lover and philosophic guide, Mary's world seems to be tran... READ MORE.

 

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