Category Archives: Featured Writer

The Verdant Heart

We all grow nostalgic of a simpler past, of when life was not as complicated. I am a bit nostalgic of my childhood when I didn’t have the pressing concerns and anxieties and responsibilities of adulthood. An angle on this … Continue reading

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John Yamrus – “this chair”

Since 1970 John Yamrus has published 2 novels and 25 volumes of poetry. He has also had more than 1,800 poems published in print magazines around the world. His work is taught in a number of colleges and universities. this … Continue reading

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Jameson Bayles – “searching for a voice” & “haiku”

“Jameson Bayles, a Kansas City, Missouri resident, has been published in various literary magazines and journals. His most recent work can be viewed in issue #10 of Hedgerow and in the poetry anthology ‘The Artistic Muses,’ published by True Colors … Continue reading

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Apryl Skies – “a capella”

a cappella there is a page I continue to turn to where a southern pacific marine layer dissipates over a valley horizon. angels are imagined but fall hard despite such hopeful wings. there is eye contact over whiskey and wine, … Continue reading

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Eric Lawson – “Concrete Shoreline”

Eric Lawson is an author and actor living in Los Angeles. He has two poetry chapbooks under his belt: “Lady, Control Your Cats” and “Now With More Ewoks.” With Lyza Fontana, the comedy collections “Jackassery,” “Medusa Coils,” and “Snarky Snippets.” … Continue reading

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Terry McCarty – “Cutting Loose”

Terry McCarty was born in Electra, TX in 1959. In 1988, he moved to Southern California. He began workshopping and performing poetry in 1998. Terry’s books include 20 GREATEST HITS (Publish Green e-book) and the new collection HOLLYWOOD POETRY: 2001-2013 … Continue reading

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In Extremis Extreme (Essay)

I’ve had the displeasure of perusing some contracts written up by the studios trying to either tie up your professional name or trying to buy the universal rights to some artistic work. The legalese in some of these documents delves … Continue reading

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Marie Lecrivain – “Roxanne on Seventh Street”

ROXANNE ON SEVENTH STREET by Marie Lecrivain you don’t have to turn on the red light – The Police How long ago did you stop caring? The search for Prince Charming in the red-tinged parade of faces that hover over … Continue reading

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Brandon Stewart – “She Blinks”

SHE BLINKS by Brandon Stewart lady sits across from me in the lobby at hilton times square. catatonic daze, she exists the entirety of a solar system apart. thoughts consumed in somber silent film, a matinée to the silently obsessed. … Continue reading

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Kurt J. Hargan – “The Train Out of Bangor”

THE TRAIN OUT OF BANGOR By Kurt J. Hargan We rattle the train out of Bangor The morning sun blinks Colwyn Bay We are away to change at Birmingham The miles we desperately gain. You’re quiet and watching the castles … Continue reading

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