Tag Archives: Poetry

THE MATRIX BOX

The Matrix Box Written by Mel Brake   I was born in my mother’s box We lived boxed in In Philadelphia row home   I played in a child’s square box 4 by 4 and hard cement pavements   My … Continue reading

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Niggamortis

Niggamortis Written by Mel Brake Alive but brain dead Forget where you came from Black but cross the other side of the cracks and never coming back Once you talked to me Now you talked down to me Once you … Continue reading

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Loves The Dead (An American Poem)

Loves the Dead My mother loves the dead she has a curious fascination with the dead. She loves to attend the funerals of family members and even strangers. My mother is the first person to call and talk endless about … Continue reading

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Already Dead

Already Dead By Mel Brake It’s like you are already dead your heart beats blood runs their your veins but you are more than brain-dead you are dead You walk the streets at night selling drugs to zombies like yourself … Continue reading

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Three Ghosts on Hallow’s Eve

  I was visited by three ghosts Each night until All Saints Day Unlike Scrooge I asked for the ghosts to visit the ghosts were known to me in life The veil is thin on Halloween or the Eve of … Continue reading

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The 13th day

The 13th day Written by Mel Brake   On the 13th day of May Mother Mary appeared to the little three children of Fatima   On the 13th day of March Mother Mary appeared to me while typing on my … Continue reading

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Poetry Trumps the Winter Doldrums: Helps with Depression

Mel Brake Press releases Spring 2013 edition (5) of poetry collective. We have been very pleased with the number of manuscripts received during the past reading cycle and while its always a challenge to find poems that adhere to our … Continue reading

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Stand Still (Winter Solstice)

Stand Still (Winter Solstice) Written by Mel Brake Many of us were disappointed on December 21, 2012, not. Because the world did not end. Nothing happened Children went to school Adults Christmas shopped and “homeless “ people were still on … Continue reading

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