The Ramingo’s Porch – “Thievery in a time of quarantine” A Flash Fiction By Nick Gerrard

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Thievery in a time of quarantine

I mean I can’t claim benefits! Question: Occupation… Burglar!

I don’t think they’ll pay out do you? So, what can a burglar do in a time of virus lock/down? It’s the second week and this is the question I am asking myself. Everybody’s at home for god’s sake! Continue reading

The Ramingo’s Porch – “Dance of Tears, Chief Nobody” & ” Tequila” Two Poems By Michael Lee Johnson

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Dance of Tears, Chief Nobody

I’m old Indian chief story
plastered on white scattered sheets,
Caucasian paper blowing in yesterday’s winds.

I feel white man’s presence
in my blindness-
cross over my ego my borders
urinates over my pride, my boundaries-
I cooperated with him until
death, my blindness. Continue reading

The Ramingo’s Porch – “We Pushed The Boat Out” & Other Poems By Lynn White

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We Pushed The Boat Out

They’d really pushed the boat out for us,
a garden party with a sumptuous spread
in celebration of our engagement.
To go for a walk seemed a good idea
on that sleepy sunny afternoon
after so much rich food,
so much sparkling wine. Continue reading