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VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 5

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

–Mahatama Gandhi

“Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”

–Robert C. Gallagher

 

VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 5 features:

Dianne Borsenik – “Transformation Sutra (Say ‘Please’ for Peace)”
Steve Brightman – “Anatomy of Peace”
Theresa Göttl Brightman – “Where the Answers Can Be Found”
John Burroughs – “Primacy”
Mike Finley – “The Return Stroke”
Ken Gradomski – “Scale”
Cristine A. Gruber – “Widow’s Mite”
Anita Herczog – “What We Do (A Bummer Song)”
Azriel Johnson – “Hey! You!”
Strider Marcus Jones – “Two Misfits”
Chuck Joy – “Prestidigitation”
Sasha Kasoff – “Rebirth”
Lori Ann Kusterbeck – “Mister, Can You Tell Me How to Change the World?”
W.F. Lantry – “Candleflame”
Geoffrey Landis – “What If You Die”
El Habib Louai – “Since You Asked Me How I Felt”
Marc Mannheimer – “Building”
William Merricle – “Roughing It”
Roseville Nidea – “Stigma”
Jen Pezzo – “Perpetual About-Face”
Kenneth Pobo – “Jordan Davis”
David S. Pointer – “Global Stone Trade”
Tina Puckett – “Glimmer”
Jill Simms – “Being the Change”
Lady Kathy Smith – “Straighten Up”
Steven B. Smith – “Bending Machine”
Bekah Steimel – untitled
Paul Strohm – “Their God Grieved”
Jon Thorn – “Someday”
Brett A. Tipton – “Change”
Katherine Trettel – “Courtney’s Dress”
Marie Vibbert – “Shelter”
Mercedes Webb-Pullman – “The Perfect Mind of Life (Recalling Wounded Knee)”
Lynn White – “A Rose for Gaza”
Beverly Zeimer – “Where Has the Earth Gone To”

 

with a cover by Eileen Matias

 

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VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 4

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

–Mahatama Gandhi

“Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”

–Robert C. Gallagher

 

VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 4 features:

Lynne Albert – “In Case of Fire”
Dianne Borsenik – “Seeds”
Steve Brightman – “It’s Changing”
Skylark Bruce – “Stronger Than Bullets”
John Burroughs – “[ ]ending”
Shelley Chernin – “Pants Day: May, 1970″
Mike Finley – “Blow”
Ken Gradomski – “Times”
Chuck Joy – “This Admission”
Lori Ann Kusterbeck – “Spots”
Geoffrey A. Landis – “My Family Ties”
Miranda Macondios – “A Gandhian Epic Solipsistic Ethic”
Marc Mannheimer – “The Agenda of Sand”
William Merricle – “The Dreamer”
Rebekah Moss – “Hold Your Ground”
Jen Pezzo – “But for Choice”
Kenneth Pobo – “Work-Out Dindi”
REDD – “Commercials”
S. Renay Sanders – “The End”
Kathy Smith – “Just So Some Hows”
Zach – “This I Believe”
Beverly Zeimer – “Hunger Pangs”

 

with a cover by Eileen Matias

 

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VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 3

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
–Mahatama Gandhi

“Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”
–Robert C. Gallagher

 

VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 3 features:

Lynne Albert – “Robert”
Eric V. Blanchard – “Peter Pan Must Die”
Dianne Borsenik – “Changels”
Steve Brightman – “Absent The”
C.M. Brooks – “Faces of Change”
Skylark Bruce – “Plastic Angels”
Satyn Bulchandani – “Think Not for This Tree”
Shelley Chernin – “Black and White Spot”
Diane Vogel Ferri – “Umoja”
T.M. Göttl – “Released by the Greenery”
Clarissa Jakobsons – “Musée Picasso”
Azriel Johnson – “Be the Change You Wish to See”
Courtney Keirn – “Fear Demons”
Lori Ann Kusterbeck – “One Drop”
Geoffrey A. Landis – “Five Haiku”
Chris Lawrence – “We Are Fallen”
Marc Mannheimer – “The Silver Mean”
Matt McGee – “The Change You Desire”
William Merricle – “Our Life Is Our Message”
Jen Pezzo – “After Reading ‘The Egg’”
Terry Provost – “Before the Thought”
Tina Puckett – “Disabled Children’s Wishes”
Andrew Rihn – “No More Heroes”
Alexis-Rueal – “To Be Peace”
Dan Smith – “It’s Against the Rules”
Lady K (Kathy Smith) – “WAY, HOW, WHAT”
Steven B. Smith – “Spare Change”
B.M. Stroud – “Cosmic Womb”
Carla Thompson – “So I Guess This Is a Love Poem Too”
Mary A. Turzillo – “Birth Mother”
Eva Xanthopoulos – “Starseeds”
Zach – “Be”

 

with a cover by Rebekah Moss

 

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VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 2

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
–Mahatama Gandhi

 

“Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”
–Robert C. Gallagher

 

VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 2 features:

Steve Brightman – “If You Let It”
Catherine Criswell – “Each One, Reach One”
Andrew Rihn – “To Signify Nothing”
Larry Smith – “Memorial Day”
Tina Puckett – “Sunday”
Autumn Aki – “Quake”
K– (Kristie LeVangie) – “Change”
Timothy House – untitled
Eva Xanthopolis – “Be Become One”
Chris Lawrence – “Green Butterflies”
Dan Provost – “Autrey”
T.M. Göttl – “Birthday”
Weldon Davis – untitled
Dianne Borsenik – “Keep the Change”
Marlana-Patrice Pugh Hamer – “Fried Pickels”
Amy Hikel – “Enlightenment of Environment”
John Burroughs – “Being the Change Is Not Enough”
Teleri – “NOW”
Alexis-Rueal – “Makeover”
Lynne Albert – “One Stone”
Jackie Koch – “Shhhh…”
Marc Mannheimer – “Pub Forum”
Lori Ann Kusterbeck – “A Little Revolutionary”
Heather Ann Schmidt – untitled
Katherine Zaleski – untitled
Shelly Gracon-Nagy – “The Quaking of Earth and My Heart”
Jen Pezzo – “Behavior Modification”
Shelley Chernin – “Pisces”

 

front cover by Craig Firsdon
back cover by Jen Pezzo

 

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VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 1

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
–Mahatama Gandhi

 

“Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”
–Robert C. Gallagher

 

VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change volume 1 features:

Introduction by Zach
“Love Initiative Poem” by Bekey Hewit
“Singularity” by Geoffrey Landis
“Wet Down with Mother’s Spit” by Steve Brightman
“In These Times” by Kay Eaton
“For the Fifty (Who Made PEACE With Their Bodies)” by Phillip Metres
“Surfacing” by Marc Mannheimer
“Torches” by Michael Bernstein
“Vending Machine For Change” by Dianne Borsenik
“Leap of Faith” by William Merricle
“August of Now” by Cheryl A. Townsend
“Fun House Mirrors” by Michael D. Grover
“Refugee” by Tina Puckett
“Depth of an End” by Katherine Zaleski
“Sparrowz (A November Poem)” by Marlana-Patrice Pugh Hamer
“No Boundaries” by Christina Brooks
“Late Autumn” by Joshua Gage
“Evening Things” by Nabina Das
“Lets Go Fly a Kite” by Sarah Wells
“En Mass” by Michelle “Mikki” Williams
“Men” by Eric Odum
“Can It” by John Burroughs
“Love Is” by Arija Lee
“Whitman Knew” by Timothy R. Gates
“STORMS (It Is Now Time To Open Our Eyes)” by Leah B. Beck
“Corners” by Ann DiFrangia
“Speak a Revolution” by Katie Brown
“A Wish for Peace” by John A. Todras
“Meditations to The Max” by Amylia Grace
“Amina’s Field Trip” by Judith Fanny Rose
“Becoming Light” by J.E. Stanley
“Re Routed” by Chris Lawrence
“Journey of Change” by Jenna Arthur
“Virgin Mango Pickles” by Sivakami Velliangiri
“Embrace It” by Jen Pezzo
“Celebration” by Barbara Moore
“Busy” by Elisha Aglioit
“If I Were Hungry” by Peter Hessman
“Hard to Disagree” by A. Molotkov
“Solitaire” by Steve Thomas
“The Road” by Craig Firsdon

 

cover by Jenna Arthur

 

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The Poet’s Haven Digest Issue Zero

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The first print publication from The Poet’s Haven is now available as a free eBook download!

 

POETRY:
“I Search…” by Jamie Snook
“What You’re Too Good At” by Triple Sweet
“Liar” by Marianne J.
“MAD” by Kim Davis
“Crying In Silence” by Bleeding Angel
“Silence” by Jen Pezzo
“Dependent” by Elizabeth Hendricks
“Risk” by Todd-Michael St. Pierre
“Puppet” by Xen0
untitled by Karen Marie Kogler
untitled by Elizabeth Hendricks
“In My Dreams” by Singed Angel
“The Feeling of Love” by Greg Campbell
“Living for the Present” by Kim Davis
“Paranoias That Lead to Solitude” by Artful Pose
“I Will Fall as Winter Rain” by Warren Gillespie
“You Are” by Jamie Snook
“What You Are to Me” by Jeffrey Reeves
“Today I Fell in Love” by Jeffrey Reeves
untitled by Alex Lupa
“To the Moon” by Gary Brooks
“There on the Beach” by Ted Aronis

 

SHORT STORY:
“The Silent Lieutenant” by Elisha Porat

 

COVERS:
“Surprising a Loreleii” by Noel Bebee
untitled by Terri A. Hateley

 

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