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Michael Estabrook has been publishing his poetry in the small press since the 1980s. Hopefully with each passing decade the poems have become more clear and concise, succinct and precise, more appealing and “universal.” He has published over 20 collections, a recent one being The Poet’s Curse, A Miscellany (The Poetry Box, 2019).
The following work is Copyright © 2020, and owned by Michael Estabrook and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Physicists, astrophysicists, geophysicists, astrobiologists,
His kidney transplant is six months old
Yash Seyedbagheri is a graduate of Colorado State University’s MFA program in fiction. His work is forthcoming or has been published in journals such as 50 Word Stories, Silent Auctions, City. River. Tree. and Ariel Chart.
The following work is Copyright © 2020, and owned by Yash Seyedbagheri and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
The Night The Internet Died
the night the Internet goes out,
they just want to vanquish the electronic famine,
while people starve, hatred contracts
night deepens, deep purple turning to velvet bloom
they die for the heavenly cause. the impossible dream,
refresh, refresh, the yellow triangle whispers