It’s a real honor and privilege for us to publish the first chapters of the upcoming novel by John D. Robinson. He is well known for his works published on various magazines all around the world (we previously published his poems here), and for his last collection of poems “Always More”. Joseph Ridgwell, author of Burrito Deluxe wrote about Robinson’s work: “these are survivor poems, battle scarred verse that hits the soul and assaults the frontal lobe. Here is a poet who has lived several lives and emerged on the other side intact”.Continue reading
The Ramingo’s Porch – “Oh No, Not Another Nature Poem” and “The Lake Isle of I’m Asleep” Two Poems By Ethan Goffman
Oh No, Not Another Nature Poem!
What more is there to say.
The hills are hilly
the grass is grassy
and still inexplicable
as in Whitman’s day.
Leaves lie like litter, individual as snowflakes
each a jagged, textual miracle,
woven, a brown blanket
for new leaves of grass.
Occasional birds twitter
a snatch of song
a suiteContinue reading
The Ramingo’s Porch – “Anything You Want” A Poem By Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal
Anything You Want
You can have anything you want,
the clouds are mine and so is the rain.
I will take the lightning and the thunder
that scares the horses.
The clear blue skies are yours as
well as the polluted rivers and streams
I have no use for. You can have anything,
but not the rain.
Leave those clouds to me, so gloomy and
grey. Those raindrops are all mine.
The fortune in every bank
you can keep, but not the rain.
You can have the heavens above,
just get off of my cloud. There is
nothing else I want, but the clouds
and the rain are all mine.
Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal lives in California and works in Los Angeles. His most recent book, Make the Water Laugh, will be published in 2021 by Rogue Wolf Press. His poems have appeared in Ariel Chart, Blue Collar Review, 1870, Kendra Steiner Editions, Mad Swirl, Unlikely Stories, and Yellow Mama Webzine.
Ramingo Interviews – John Yamrus, His Poems And His Latest Book “Small Talk”, Now Available
We had the pleasure to chat with John Yamrus, poet, who is proud to introduce us to “Small Talk”, his latest collection of poems. “I think this is the best collection I’ve ever done” – he said to us – “the book is published by Concrete Mist Press who also recently published my little memoir Five Dogs, which is a love letter to the 5 dogs I’ve loved over the years. Concrete Mist Press will also be releasing later this year a large volume of my Selected Poems as for approaching 70, I hit that landmark in 3 weeks.”Continue reading
Ramingo Interviews – A. S. Coomer, Writer and Musician Talks About His Art
A.S. Coomer. My friends call me Drew.
I’m in my thirties.
Location and occupation?
Western Kentucky. Writer and musician.Continue reading