Poetry from Allison Grayhurst, set to music by Diane Barbarash

Musical collaboration between poet Allison Grayhurst, whom we’ve published several times in Synch Chaos, and musician Diane Barbarash. Available for a listen here.   Animal Sanctuary   © 2017 Allison Grayhurst (lyrics) and Diane Barbarash (music vocals and arrangement)                                          he turns his hawk head to view the shells of turtles streaking the still-shroud of water in […]

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Poetry from J.J. Campbell

————————————————————— go explore your new world   look at the bright side you figured out long before the death bed that god doesn’t give two shits about you that dread you feel is actually freedom the exact moment where you have the opportunity to shit out all you were brainwashed with as a child and […]

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Poetry from Aremu Adams Adebisi

A Love Poem:   When we are in love, we do not whisper, we do not talk too much, we forget poetry easily and all it represents in imageries. We watch an elocutionist stutter in utter shock. We see a bird sitting on an olive tree look beyond the grove, look beyond the road, far […]

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Elizabeth Hughes’ Book Periscope

Rosetta by Stephen Patterson Rosetta by Stephen Patterson is a must have for the sci-fi fan. Tom Palermo is a maintenance tech who is sent to Providence to retrieve Rosetta, an ancient Martian language. Only problem is, there is no translation known. With a mix of humans, meta-humans, A.I.’s and others, Rosetta is action packed from […]

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Poetry from Mahbub

                Sleeping Beauty   O my darling, don’t be so silly how long will you be silent in this sleepy world I am very hungry burning my heart,  am always trembling all the beauties are hidden in this dark light falling down and dying, find me no more […]

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Tony LeTigre reviews Richard Brautigan’s Trout Fishing in America

Image attached: Scanned copy of original broadside publication of the poem “All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace,” Richard Brautigan, 1967. Review of “Trout Fishing in America,” by Richard Brautigan Yesterday I finished Trout Fishing in America. The Mayonnaise Chapter closed it out. What a beauty! What a truly unique work of literary art! […]

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Synchronized Chaos November 2017: Embracing Change in a World in Flux

Our world, on a small and large scale, is constantly in flux. Many things around us are more complex than we realize, even our own psyches. Several contributors illustrate people’s extensive, often nonlinear, thoughts, reflecting the identities we are constantly creating and forming. Xuan Ly’s prose and poetry points out how much goes on behind the scenes […]

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