The Ramingo’s Porch – “Sadness Swimming In The Air” A Poem By Catfish McDaris

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Sadness Swimming In The Air

Two men were delivering
toilet paper & supplies to
a dorm at a university

They’d been smoking weed
all day, washing it down with
the champagne of bottle beer
Across the street was a fifteen
story building, they looked up
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Cowboy Jamboree Call – Fiction and Non

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Catfish McDaris – his most infamous chapbook is Prying with Jack Micheline and Charles Bukowski. His best readings were in Paris at the Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore and with Jimmy “the ghost of Hendrix” Spencer in NYC on 42nd St. He’s done over 25 chaps in the last 25 years. He’s been in the New York Quarterly, Slipstream, Pearl, Main St. Rag, Café Review, Chiron Review, Zen Tattoo, Wormwood Review, Great Weather For Media, Silver Birch Press, and Graffiti.

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Lost In Translation – Lily Arnell

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Meeting an author of experimental prose is always an honor for me. In this case I want to introduce you to Lily Arnell. She is from New York and she mixes poetry and music in her creative process. I had the pleasure to see a poem of mine published on her e-mag, the rocking “Silent Auctions“. Minimal and punk at the same time, Lily’s magazine is a gathering for incredibly talented poets, cartoonists, writers and much more. Here you can find a selection of experimental works by Lily Arnell along with the Italian translation. Enjoy!

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Ghosts Of The War Elephants – Poems About Fishing and Every Day Madness by Catfish McDaris

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I’m very happy to introduce you to “Ghosts of the War Elephants” a collection of poems written by Catfish McDaris and published by Concrete Mist Press. This book will drag you into a world made of fishing, friendship and surreal things really happened to Catfish.

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The Ramingo’s Porch – “Five Finger Discount” And “The Three Bears” By Catfish McDaris


Five Finger Discount

Nasty Jack was a greaseball biker
from near the Mexican border, he
got his name from his Levis being
so stiff, he could stand them up in
the corner awaiting his reentrance

He was always working on Indians
and Harley Davidsons, occasionally
he applied his magic to four-wheel ve-
hicles, but he preferred the freedom
of riding in the wind, unless he was Continue reading