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The Glimmering Room {Book Review}

German-born Cynthia Cruz is a bit of a misery. Her second book of poems The Glimmering Room is a collection of anger and death that paints an almost hopeless picture of humanity, although there’s a subtle lightness to the voice she brings to the words that pulls it back from the brink of despair. 307 more words



The cigarette rolled around her plump lips

caked with dazzle me red lipstick

those rosey cheeks couldn’t save her this time

pillows of puff rested silently below her eyes… 228 more words



This will make you hate me so please stop reading.

Sometimes I can’t help but wonder

What if she said ‘yes’

What if he didn’t judge you… 348 more words

Life Rants

Desolation of Your Soul

In the

Desolation of your soul,

Wandering this ghost town
I tried to find you.
I traced the drops of your tears in the
Red, 103 more words

Memory of the Dead

“Holy shit…”

“Don’t ask.”


“Please Cat?”

“Argh…fine.” But I can’t take my eyes off his hair. It’ll take some getting used to. For as long as I had known him, his hair was always falling across his face, as he refused to put it in a ponytail except for classy occasions. 1,556 more words



The silence stretches
Over a vast, barren land
A vague emptiness

A Haiku contains 3 unrhymed lines and includes 17 syllables, arranged in lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables.   6 more words