Sunday Best: Erebus

Dear reader, That's a wrap on June's theme of The Underneath. July's theme of Galaxies begins tomorrow and there are several contributor slots open. To submit, please follow these guidelines. Before you catch up on this week's pieces, please remember people's lives and human rights are not just hashtags. Below are links to resources and …

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Things That Lurk Underneath – Ferial Mohamed

A black and white Kodak polaroid memory box. Long nails burying dog bones instead of a hatchet. The duvet, the bed unmade. Floorboards creaking a tune to the footsteps of spooks. Hid in insulated attic rooftile, rats and pigeons and bats In a nest. A butterknife sawing a crocodile.   Underneath water bubbles, carbon dioxide …

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Performers – Punam Sharma

Underneath the bravura posturing  lies a conniving, craven cardiac core wont to deceiving, disseminating delusional designs twisting lies with consummate dexterity  chameleon like changing colours  misanthropic meanness masked completely beware! such asps  before they overrun eden  for their selfish desires.     I blog at https://paeansunpluggedblog.wordpress.com/

The underneath of us – Candice Louisa Daquin

Beneath the veneer, below polish, underneath our waxen, salty denial, Oh fear -- ! You who come unbidden with dark or dawn Crawling wetly with your hunger to devour The overlay of rational thought. How alluring your deft poison, when defenses show sluggish The gris-gris of delirium & alternative exhaustions machinate abundance in quieting method, I think …

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July 2020: call for submissions

To new and regular contributors to Free Verse Revolution, the July 2020 submissions window is open! The theme will be Galaxies and it can be interpreted in any way you wish; space, other worlds, galaxies between us, how we are ever-evolving, the sky, the stars, or even sci-fi themed pieces. Anything! I accept poetry and short pieces …

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Sunday Best: camouflage

Dear reader, Below are links to resources, places you can donate to if you are able and petitions you can sign: https://blacklivesmatter.carrd.co/#petitions https://blacklivesmatter.carrd.co/#donations https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-0KC83vYfVQ-2freQveH43PWxuab2uWDEGolzrNoIks/edit https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd https://www.change.org/p/andy-beshear-justice-for-breonna-taylor https://uk.gofundme.com/f/black-minds-matter-uk https://yemencrisis.carrd.co/ To catch up on this week’s pieces: Tuesday - Basilike Pappa Wednesday - Jimmi Campkin Thursday - Yamesh Friday - Nicholas Gagnier Saturday - Mark Tulin …

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