Poetry

Love Letter from a Minefield

28/01/2018 Editor 0

By James E. Roethlein     I. I made love to you as fire freezes water and dead men still dream.   II. Hand in bitter hand, laughter-the slow twisting knife, driving me away.   III. […]

1st Person

Warning: National Crisis Alert-Warning

16/01/2018 Editor 0

In light of recent news, revolutionary activist poet James Litkett invites readers to revisit his 2014 “Warning” – even more relevant today than when it was first written. Time’s up for ignorance of injustice; time […]

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Madre de Bomba

31/10/2017 Naomi Rosenblatt 0

October ends, and here is the last installment of our October series by acclaimed poet and performance artist Magdalena Gómez, reprinted with her permission, and thanks to Red Sugarcane Press, from her 2014 book of poetry […]

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Impeachment Rap

27/10/2017 Naomi Rosenblatt 0

Tax cuts for wealthy Americans. Sabotage of Obamacare. Meanwhile, increasing evidence about Trump’s collusion with Russia surfaces. Honeysuckle presents MK Washko’s outcry against a masquerading president. You disregard what was spoken All your promises are […]

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Diary From an AIDS Ward, 1984

26/10/2017 Naomi Rosenblatt 0

In the latest installment of our series by acclaimed poet and performance artist Magdalena Gómez, she reminds us, “There are too many things we forget: The AIDS epidemic of recent decades, and now the victims of […]

Books

Homage to Emily Dickinson

25/10/2017 Honeysuckle 0

By Jay Neugeboren Upstairs She Ties Her Poems in String Upstairs she ties her poems in string And thus her heart at last flies free— Though hope is surely not the thing On fire within that […]

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How I Got Religión

18/10/2017 Naomi Rosenblatt 0

Honeysuckle brings you a new poem in the series from acclaimed poet and performance artist Magdalena Gomez, part of an ongoing effort to honor the people of Puerto Rico. You can see previous installments here […]

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Where is my America?

11/10/2017 Honeysuckle 0

We’re proud to publish the work of revolutionary activist poet James Litkett, beginning with his stirring tribute in memory of Eric Garner’s 2014 death at the hands of New York City police. For Erica Garner […]