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Michele Bacigalupo is a musician. Her music can be found here http://soundcloud.com/michelebaci. She studied English and Creative Writing at Binghamton University. She lives in Brooklyn.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Michele Bacigalupo and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
We walked outside every day
When you learned to read, I gave you
Brimming with plans and proposals,
First born and independent,
Each teen year brought more headaches
Leaving home for college,
Stubborn by inheritance,
I always loved the name Michele
A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published six collections of poetry all available on Amazon.com. She has also published her work in numerous national and international literary journals. Most recently, she has accepted the position as editor for four online poetry journals for Kind of a Hurricane Press. Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000191382454 and https://twitter.com/#!/poetess222.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by A.J. Huffman and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Squirrel food foot
I. The Divinity of Acorns
Tiny tower stuffed full of quasi-
II. With Acorns
III. The Road to Acorn’s Road
is lined with broken
options. Wither in the wind,
IV. Smelling Acorns
roasting over the [simulated] flame
V. In the Grace of Acorns
More than the sun smiled