Synchronized Chaos June 2017: Connect The Dots

Welcome to June’s issue of Synchronized Chaos Magazine.   This issue illustrates that to a point we can choose how to interpret the world around us. As with a children’s connect-the-dots picture, the facts of life may to some extent be established, but we have some say over the connections and conclusions we draw from them. Poet […]

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Poetry from Mimi Lou Martin

A Tribute to World War II Veterans and To All of Those Who Know By Mimi Lou Martin There are those who know Listen to them and look into their eyes They understand true courage, duty, and the pain of sacrifice   Wrapped in innocence they journeyed into darkness, not knowing if it would take […]

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Poetry from Vijay Nair

                Mannequin Truly unfair, Calling her a mannequin Eyes are useless When mind is blind Absolutely no desire to fit in Marionette, better than animate Tangible her zest was in a daze   Caged in the display, Where she was in a cloister Clothed her a stola with […]

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Poetry from JD DeHart

  Welcome to the Cottage First Published at Bluepepper or should I say, welcome back? These are the wooden slatted floors where you first learned about the predilection of old ladies in the woods to be villains, to have ovens, to possess poison apples, to woo children away from breadcrumb trails; the same spot where […]

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Elizabeth Hughes’ Book Periscope

  It Never Happened by Darrah J. Perez It Never Happened is the first volume of three memoirs consisting of poetry and the story of Darrah J. Perez. How she became spiritual and how that has led her to a better place in her life. I liked both the poetry and her story. I really believe […]

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Fiction from Michael Marrotti

Sonia and I pulled up to the shabby duplex around 9:00 pm. The location was on a narrow road with no sidewalks in the working class suburb of Castle Shannon, also known as Andy Warhol’s old neighborhood. We parked in the driveway, making sure to lock up her Ford Escape.    I immediately took notice […]

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Poetry from Mahbub

  I Am Who I Am   So many flowers are in bloom So many people are passing by I am a flower watching you all Though some of you watch me Some go away without care I am a candle giving light Burning myself to spread white There are many cactuses in my garden […]

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Poetry from Joan Beebe

A Free Spirit I watch the birds flying free in the sky And I think to myself I want to fly with them. They are free to wander wherever they might And their freedom stirs a longing in me — To join them in their journey and they know the way Where there is beauty […]

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Poetry from J.J. Campbell

a hot dirty blonde   i’m not a social creature   my butterfly has to be forced into such things   i remember when i worked at the airport, in the factory   and this woman, a hot dirty blonde  told me to meet her at the bar and she’d buy me a beer   […]

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