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Charlie Brice: Out of the Closet

Clothed in my cheap JC Penny’s suit, holding a bible, sitting on a container of disinfectant that smells like murder, like what they’d use to clean the war machine of … Continue reading

March 12, 2022 · 7 Comments

Charles W. Brice: Stupidity

The guy in his MAGA cap
yells at my friend
that she’s a scaremonger
for wearing a mask

October 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

Corona's Jaws: An Anthology of Poetry

Poems by Cynthia Atkins, Jose Alcantara, Judith Alexander Brice, Michael T. Young, Sydney Lea, Charlie Brice, John Samuel Tieman, and Adrian Rice.

March 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Charles W. Brice: Hitching Post

A hippie sings his heart out in front of Christ Church, Oxford, his voice out of tune with his out of tune guitar. Our guide, beer on his breath at … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Judith Brice and Charles W. Brice: Two Winter Poems

. Today, Of White                                        After ‘Early Spring Thaw’ by Di Brandt   Today my bones shudder and shake— quake with the wanton cold of winter her snows of white … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Charles Brice: Wisdom

Wisdom is an albatross living in Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. She’s sixty-six years old, my age, and is nesting an egg, a new life, hope in a shell.   … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 3 Comments

Charles W. Brice: Walking Townsend Road, Petoskey, Michigan

  One day it’s the red-twigged dogwoods ringed by rag weed yellows and chicory blues that clarify mind and confirm insignificance.   Another day it’s the garter snake whose crushed … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Charles W. Brice: Elvis Presley Patch

  Let’s face it there is no hair left on the top of my head. Even if I bought a designer mop, or had a hair transplant and looked like … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · 3 Comments

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