ANNOUNCEMENT: Free Verse Revolution

A compendium of work by Nicholas Gagnier, this original collection is the journey of one poet's evolution from amateur to mental health advocate. This is an autobiography of line breaks, essays and anecdotes that celebrates over five years of the Free Verse Revolution, a WordPress blog seen and followed by thousands of people around the … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Free Verse Revolution


I Got No Home for Christmas (2014)

We woke to red and green in a spinning ravine. The future used to be our living room but we can’t move the pieces so easily like it’s furniture anymore. An eerie presence has settled on the woodwork of a derelict porch, tucked inside upholstery that used to all but support our bond, on cushions … Continue reading I Got No Home for Christmas (2014)

For Ess

This wasn't no childhood love story, predestined, albeit a bit boring. I didn't meet you on some Sunday morning street; we weren't given serendipity's blessing. We came across each other, second-guessing questionable choice of past lovers and pieces of ourselves we gave away, voices of self-harm on replay. We persevered a little, learned to whittle … Continue reading For Ess