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Glorious Ginger God Laura Mostert

[tabby title="Poem"] This is a hymn for the ginger godWho lies buried beneathHis leaves perched aboveReaching for the sun Your magnificence excites meI can’t wait to meetTo touch your sacred faceTo consume your holiness Help me fightThis dreaded diseaseAntioxidant godBreak...

Emancipation by Laura Mostert

[tabby title="Poem"] Fourth dimensional cubesControlled by headsBourgeois are carefully packaged in onePetty-bourgeois in anotherThe indigent squashed in larger cubesForked tongue, snake-heads guard the eliteAs they need peaceful festivities Darkness covers the skyThe elders speak of the once radiant sunshineYounglings imaginings...

Cast this love by Laura Mostert

[tabby title="Poem"] Can I not cast this love into the seaAt least there it will be freeIt can choose to sink to the ocean floorOr drift with the tidesTo a faraway place Can I not cast this love into the...

Scorching Summer Laura Mostert

[tabby title="Poem"] Like the crimson tide you riseFilling the air with your hot breathKilling all that's greenCraving an escape for some reprieveFrom you we cannot fleeThe ground cracks, expunged from every dropBeaches rivers are filled to the brimEven snakes slither...

Shattered by Laura Mostert

[tabby title="Poem"] The shards of glass penetrate my fleshBleeding incessantly, body numbBreathing shallow, heartbeat faintThey will find me in this pool of scarletMy broken body cemented The pain starts to fadeI am drifting awayMy fears dissipateGod’s grace saved me from...