No One Is Noticing

Photograph and poem by Joni Caggiano September 8, 2021 red hat on an arrogant rooster crowingcrickets frantically rub spiny legs spinning talesturtles crawl along like tourists with too much baggageblue jays sneak seeds released by a pair of artistic squirrelstwin milkweed plants sigh, missing the fading monarch caterpillarsyellow jackets stinging lawnmowers, confused in an insect […]

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God’s Armor

within vaporous evenings, I walk many placespeering at menacing eyes of half faces unmuzzled are voices that scream at the nightpeeling my skin in search of what’s right times resembling a tainted vicious algae bloomwicked demons escaping from their tomb the full armor of God is my comfort and shieldmy soul sanguine as a fertile […]

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Thirst for Desire

sun shining faultless upon her poreless, pale skinfashion sparkles like rare diamonds, her face fragmenteddew clings from thin rose-pink hair like last night’s ignited loverrising from her long arms, creating orange reflections that still hover winds call the sea as a mother seal summons her pupexemplifying her like a peerless halo in pure unconstrained lovehis […]

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MY NEW POEM, “SUMMER LIE” NOW LIVE AT SPILLWORDS PRESS NYC

SUMMER LIE laughter, like sand sticks to usan opening in my white, silk dress by a timeworn nailgusts cool my bronze skin, like the resonant fluttering of angel wingsreality plays hopscotch with memoriessunshine caresses the thick fibers of your gold-flecked curlscheeks flushed, ornamental stones hang from my scarfscarlet hair tied loosely backcalluses on bare feet, […]

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