Seven Poets Recite (Rebekah Bartlett, RA Pavoldi, Rose Oliver, Rosanne Ehrlich, Simon Constam, Mon Malanovich-Gallagher, Marie Chambers)

The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast October submitted poems episode features seven wonderful contributions read by the poets. Different forms and themes are featured. The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast explores the art of poetry through interviews with poets and artists including Safia Elhillo, A.E. Stallings, Olivia Gatwood, Regina Harris Baiocchi, Kari Byron, Lisa Marie Simmons and more. Subscribe today.

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They caught him at Querétaro;
Juarez was fair: there must be a trial…

Excerpt from The Execution of Maximillian

Rebekah E. Bartlett is a consulting editor, writer, photographer, and amateur astronomer. She lives near and works in Boston, MA and has a master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts.

Don’t worry doll face, what I got’s
better ‘n money, redeemable for time…

Excerpt from Old Money

R. A. Pavoldi is a self-trained poet writing over 50 years. His poems have published in The Hudson Review, North American Review, Italian Americana, FIELD, Cold Mountain Review, Crab Orchard Review, ARS MEDICA, Tar River Poetry, Margie: The American Journal of Poetry, among others. He credits the concise lyrical Napolitano-American dialect and the school of hard knocks for his voice.

Now I lay me down to sleep,
Every night I send God my entreaty…

Excerpt from The Magician

Rose Oliver is a retired Registered Nurse living in Western Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in Haiku Journal, One Art: a Poetry Journal, Remembered Arts, and a number of anthologies.

Their history is long-lived but doubted
Their secrets were a threat to facts…

Excerpt from Three Ways of Looking at a Druid

Rosanne Ehrlich’s works have been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Persimmon Tree, Panoplazine, The Voices Project, Quillkeeper’s Press’ Reariing in the Rearview , Vine Leaves Press and Fiftywordstories.

Today I seem to have the face of a man I briefly stared at,
on a bus on Rehov King David in the fall of 1969…

Excerpt from Yerushalmi

Simon Constam is a Toronto poet and aphorist. His first book of poetry, BROUGHT DOWN, was published in January 2022, by Wipf and Stock Publishers. He has published poetry in a number of magazines among them The Jewish Literary Journal, long con magazine, the Dark Poets Club, and Poetica Magazine. Since late 2018, he has been publishing, under the moniker Daily Ferocity (@dailyferocity), a new, original aphorism every day on Instagram and for an email subscriber base.

When it happens I don’t care much how
but make it be outside…

Excerpt from Deliver Me

Mon Malanovich-Gallagher is a non-binary queer poet from Oswiecim, Poland, which is better known in the world under its German name – Auschwitz. Their poems appeared internationally in a variety of chapbooks, anthologies and magazines including Queer Writing for a Brave New World, Beyond Words, Allegory Ridge and are forthcoming in a number of other publications, both online and in print. You can connect with Mon on IG: @MxMonMG

Delchamps is no more
vacuumed off the city map…

Excerpt from Once There Was

Marie Chambers is a Los Angeles-based writer, art advisor and business consultant. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Bennington College and most recently was a finalist for the Lascaux Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in The LA Review of Books. The Atlanta Review, Talking Writing, The Quotable, Ilanot Review, Printer’s Devil Review, Ironhorse Literary Review, the Lascaux Review and The Writer. She was a winner of ARTlines2 Ekphrasic Poetry Contest judged by Robert Pinsky. Her writing has also been published in numerous art catalogues and her collaboration with Paris-based visual artist Daniela Bershon was featured in the online magazine “7 x 7.”

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