Vincent Velo is an American writer who shines in his poetry. For this featured piece, the California-based writer shares two of his compelling poems, “The Absence of Thought is Painful” and “Outlier.”
A poem that reflects a nostalgic moment I had while standing in San Francisco’s Sunset district.
A Quicksilver Saturday enters a weary world that floats by on a Saturday hike. This was a fun little piece to write.
Able is an abstract piece that explores mental health, hospitalization, and acclimating back into the outside world.
This abstract piece anthropomorphically portrays depression as a physical, lurking annoyance. Illustration & Photo: Stephen Perdue.
The Moon Chair Sonnet is a free verse sonnet that explores a magical moment on a porch.
This poem delves deep into self-destructive tendencies while elaborating their origin. Illustration by Joshua Maddock.
Memories can be horrifying and maintain a nostalgic mystic. This poem delves deep into this contradicting feeling of utter disgust, and absolute beauty.
Brian Maddock is our first Featured Writer. In this poem, Maddock presents a toiled man battling inner conflict with self-honesty & reflection. This is a good one!