Features: “Poem Battle” and Horoscopes – 4/10/19

Poem Battle For this week’s Features, two poets were shown this image and then asked to write a poem inspired by it. Who wrote it better? Tell us on our Xavier Newswire twitter: @xaviernewswire. Germinal At the genital quick of the earth, Fulcrum of the turning world, where The red tongue drives the hurtling Of … Continue reading Features: “Poem Battle” and Horoscopes – 4/10/19

Features: “Sonnet to Prague,” “St. Patrick’s Day Emoji Review” and Horoscopes – 3/20/19

Sonnet to Prague The Mother, Prague, has given me her veils, |And I, her daughter, shift my hair beneathMy eyes, with clawèd sighs solemnly weepAnd inebriate my eyes with teary ales.Yet I, the simple seamstress, wish to wreatheMotes of beauty in my garland crownWhile my starlit eyes so shimmer downThe passageways of sky, the deathless … Continue reading Features: “Sonnet to Prague,” “St. Patrick’s Day Emoji Review” and Horoscopes – 3/20/19

Features: “Canto VI The Magnificat; Song of Lovers in the Garden” and Horoscopes – 2/27/19

The sleeping garden’s golden joys and limpid hymns Fall pregnant by its wakening, the lissome kiss Of lovers’ musics dappling the fragrant jessamines, The walks like waves, or rhythmic seas, awash and flowing With light, and flowering down into bubbles of honey… All was warmed by the sunlight, dancing in the ripples of air. In … Continue reading Features: “Canto VI The Magnificat; Song of Lovers in the Garden” and Horoscopes – 2/27/19