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Issue II released

Happy Solstice! Can I offer you some poetry to enjoy on the longest day of the year? The second issue of Freeverse Revolution’s new literary magazine is available, and it’s fantastic. I have two poems in this edition, one which has not been previously posted on my blog. I’m so excited to be in such great company with this group of poets, so be sure to download Hermes and give them all a read! Issue II: hermes (the kaleidoscope) is now available to download! The digital download is completely free but if you wish to donate/pay as you feel, … Issue II released

Waking on the River Styx

flat on my back, my eyes opento darkness, I situp quickly, then freeze, feelingthe boat rock and shift the air is heavywith wails and groans, the closestweighted cries of grief arms reach out of black waterstretch towards the boatfingers scraping against woodgrips too weak to hold the riverbank loomsa fiery orange shorethen an endless gloom