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Book Review: Jan Steckel’s “Like Flesh Covers Bone”

(Originally posted on March 2, 2019 by AM Leibowitz on their blog.) About the Book Synopsis: A hundred pages of direct, uncompromising, and lyrical poetry filled with moving moments of intimacy, humor, love & … Continue Reading Book Review: Jan Steckel’s “Like Flesh Covers Bone”

In and Out by Colleen Elizabeth McTigue

In and Out I once wanted to fit In. Now I want to fit Out. Transsexual, bisexual, polyamorous, lesbian, queer, female… All these identities and more I claim for my … Continue Reading In and Out by Colleen Elizabeth McTigue

August Heat by Walter Beck

August Heat (By Walter Beck) For Michael Brown Lady Justice weeps from clouds of tear gas As Ferguson, Missouri burns. She weeps tears of blood, Like a vengeful saint Praying … Continue Reading August Heat by Walter Beck

Still Exiles/Freedom (Burn down the Last Door) By Walter Beck

STILL EXILES For Ben Snipes All the years And all the seasons that have passed, I still heard it in your voice today. We’re still exiles, Remembering the salted soil … Continue Reading Still Exiles/Freedom (Burn down the Last Door) By Walter Beck

Start the Revolution Without Me (by Walter Beck)

Many of us feel frustrated and sad because we cannot participate as much as we would like in our community. Pride Month intensifies those feelings. Be assured just by sharing … Continue Reading Start the Revolution Without Me (by Walter Beck)

Cross Love Blues by Walter Beck

CROSS LOVE BLUES (By Walter Beck) When they call you less than human, When they try to force you into therapy, When they say they vomit at the sight of … Continue Reading Cross Love Blues by Walter Beck

Coattail Rider Blues (By Walter Beck)

 Coattail Rider Blues (by Walter Beck) Dancing on a tightrope Strung across two worlds, Time warping on a high wire Over a sea split by colors. Yeah, I’m a fence … Continue Reading Coattail Rider Blues (By Walter Beck)

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