Their Love 2, Foundations, is looking for gender-neutral, non-binary, and LGBTQ+ poems about family experiences. It is free to submit your poems, and you may win a cash prize! Learn more on the Contest Page by clicking below! Continue reading Poetry Contest
Announcing your opportunity to be published in Their Love 2, Foundations! In 2022, we published an anthology of love poems relevant for lovers of any gender and orientation. All included poems used “they/them”, or were nonspecific about the gender of one or both of the lovers. The result was a beautiful collection of heartfelt poetry from authors all over the world. But there is more … Continue reading Their Love 2 Poetry Contest!
Too much pepperoni spoils the pizza. Maybe you disagree. I mean, I like pineapple on pizza, so you may want to take my opinion with a grain of salt. Taste is personal. My spouse asked me what I wanted on my pizza. I said pepperoni and mushroom. A nice, standard, nostalgic pizza. He got double pepperoni, plus double of an additional type of pepperoni. So … Continue reading Its Just Pepporni
I don’t have any answers or poetry to share. Not right now. Just questions. And a headache. Is she sick or just resenting that I have not visited enough? Is she being narcissistic or is she having an actual problem? Is she failing mentally or just wanting me to do everything for her? Is she really upset or just begging sympathy about something a 5 … Continue reading Narcissism Sucks
Shifting Ajune’s past was scratched off and abandoned, an old snake’s skin left to decay on the couch. Free of old fears, unblinded eyes registered the beauty of the moment as each box filled. Youth is moved through trembling fingers, shifting innocence from the present into the past. The ones who should shelter and care, instead crumple pictures and faces, turning away. The last scene … Continue reading Shifting, a poem of hope
Violet and gold, Green and gray, There never was another way. Blue and black, Candy apple red, I won’t forget what was said. Strawberry tarts, Pumpkin pie, A grain of truth in every lie. Cherry danish, Lemon meringue, I won’t be coming here again. Orange and peach, Nectarine and grape, I don’t think it’s a mistake. Cantaloupe, And honeydew, I’ll be better off without you. … Continue reading The Last Holiday, A Rhyme