Reflections – Candice Louisa Daquin

I reflect, confect, arabesque, meditate cogitate rèflexions in the mirror opaque, convex, invert, perverted lips leaving stain, tea-cup, coffee-mug, wine-glass your underwear torn, scattered like poppy seeds what shall we give birth to? When the time comes to see clearly? (It never will, we are chimeras of body dysmorphia, we inhabit false hope, blind faith …

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My Other-Me – Ingrid

The bent swans' necks formed a heart-shape reflected in the lake: I thought of you. My Other-Me reflected in the mirror-glass tranquility, in picture-perfect symmetry: me, your Other-You and you, my Other-Me and everything in that golden hour and in that sacred place seemed to vibrate at the same universal frequency: while all the winds …

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Immutabilité – Candice Louisa Daquin

In the afterlife There is always something to do pick up the leaning umbrella before it hits the window, leaving a tell tale smudge clutter. Le désordre le bruit, le fatras, a manic for the mind seeking calm in Upton's Jungle where only heat bakes rocks inedible cushions flattened by visitations, last nights vestige reminds …

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October 2020: call for submissions

To new and regular contributors to Free Verse Revolution, the October 2020 submissions window is open! The theme will be Reflection and this can be interpreted in any way you wish; from what you see in the mirror, exploring the surfaces of water and glass, to looking inward or writing reverse poetry. I accept poetry and …

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