These three poems by Mark Danowsky explore the subjective nature of reality…
by: Mark Danowsky
Moth No candle No flame No light of any kind No banging on the windowpane No glass between us No luna No death No not written by lamplight No not written on a hot afternoon No it is not midnight No I cannot blame the full moon
New Relationship Energy A matter of magnetism & heat — the deep breath that is yearning + vibration — flutter of the beat beat beat in your chest & the pull of one hand towards another
Silver Lining Isn't there always the temptation to search? Of course, & yet bad news may be just that no matter the ability to scrape the edge of truth & fact & find a shimmering false promise
Mark Danowsky is Editor-in-Chief of ONE ART: a journal of poetry. He is author of several short poetry collections including, most recently, Meatless (Plan B Press). His poems and other writing have been curated in many journals including Alba, The New Verse News, anti-heroin chic, Right Hand Pointing, The Broadkill Review, Gargoyle, Otoliths, and elsewhere.