Throwback Friday: Charlottesville, Virginia August 12, 2017 – Christine E. Ray

  my survivor’s brain does not try to process man’s inhumanity to man whole anymore it scans the image trying to make sense of the puzzle pieces a car bodies frozen in flight accidental aerialists a beautiful tattoo on a contorted back black truck parked to the right the horrified and incredulous looks on the … Continue reading Throwback Friday: Charlottesville, Virginia August 12, 2017 – Christine E. Ray

Apocalypse – Christine E. Ray

the world burns wild chaotic flames licking at my heels melts amber encasing me drop by precious drop preferred armor for fragile sanity beginning to blur bubble fail primal scream growing deep in my gut barely suppressed I teeter one presidential tweet one revisionist headline one bigoted Facebook post away from bursting supernova simultaneously struck … Continue reading Apocalypse – Christine E. Ray

Published Poem: Free Verse – Spillwords.com – “Giants of Hypocrisy” #SpillWords #poetry #history #GoDogGoCafe

So blessed to have another poem on http://www.spillwords.com. This poem is based off the poem “New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus and is a commentary on current immigration policies in the U.S., now, and in the past, but particularly, in the late 19th century where many Europeans immigrated to the U.S. to escape poverty, persecution, and … Continue reading Published Poem: Free Verse – Spillwords.com – “Giants of Hypocrisy” #SpillWords #poetry #history #GoDogGoCafe