Fevers of the Mind Poetry Blog

OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS  (send to feversofthemind@gmail.com) include a small bio & send on doc or word formats.  Previously published work can be accepted in poetry only.  The poetry must have been from your personal books, blog, medium, twitter, facebook, instagram.  I will not publish knowingly any work that has been published in another’s litmag. WorkContinue reading “Fevers of the Mind Poetry Blog”

It’s Getting Darker (c) John W Leys from Avalanches in Poetry writings and art inspired by Leonard Cohen

I searched for salvation I yearned for the light, Looking for the stars In the cloud covered night. I fold my prayer like origami And stuff it in the crack, A missive to the almighty Asking if the Flame is ever coming back. I close my eyes, reaching out Caressing the cold aging stone, TryingContinue reading “It’s Getting Darker (c) John W Leys from Avalanches in Poetry writings and art inspired by Leonard Cohen”

Thrush’s Song (c) Steve Denehan

Too frail, too timeworn, so on my wedding day I came to her overdressed in the day room, I looked in aged faces to no avail then, a chuckle, and there under a clock, she sat I kneeled before her letting soundless seconds fall between us the change in her jarring impossible to reconcile toContinue reading “Thrush’s Song (c) Steve Denehan”

And the Wolf Shakes (c) David L O’Nan from Avalanches in Poetry: Writings & Art Inspired by Leonard Cohen

  In a camera’s view I am the tortoise When hidden I am the hare With whistles, kisses, dangerous fixes I can be the crushed worm   I feel the hierarchy changes The tornado rips these castles to rubble And you dream of the vicious And you dream of the gentle shelters To keep youContinue reading “And the Wolf Shakes (c) David L O’Nan from Avalanches in Poetry: Writings & Art Inspired by Leonard Cohen”

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