Calliope Nerve X: Natural Born Poets

"We have to steal back the hallucination..." --Grant Morrison

Calliope Nerve Part X: Natural Born Poets is now available and free of charge featuring the work of Michele McDannold:


We pick up from the streets, words
and skin stretched
thin over
mother's lips.
Dumpster love along the spillway, free;

sunshine through the way. She
dances to the jukebox, a knife in back of cowboy lust
to celebrate the waitress.

Open sign askew a door
of rust and nails of regret
coffee dust.

--Michele McDannold

Other authors include David Blaine, J.D. Nelson, Shawn Misener, James Dilworth, Ariel Lee, and me I'm Nobius Black.

Calliope Nerve features poetry, short lit, reviews, commentary, quotations, and odd bits in a wide range of styles. All editions are free of charge. Back issues available.

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