Fallen From Grace – Dena Daigle

A couple of weeks ago I shared a poem from my book Hush on my Facebook page and my friend and fellow writer, Dena Daigle of Phoenix Ascended, stumbled onto it and wrote a stunning poem from the inspiration she got from mine and I know you'll love it as much as I do. I … Continue reading Fallen From Grace – Dena Daigle

Dropping Leaves of Dreams – Nicole Lyons

Thank you to Sudden Denouement for publishing my latest piece. Source: Dropping Leaves of Dreams - Nicole Lyons

One of those days – Mariah Yates

I am so pleased to welcome a new face (from our Facebook page) to TLC today.     We all have our days The days we don't see coming Where everything that can go wrong Seems to go wrong Or maybe just one really shitty thing That makes the rest of the day crappy regardless … Continue reading One of those days – Mariah Yates

Branded From Birth – Robbie J. Sherrah

    The first time I heard those words, I wondered who was suffering more, backward, forward motion, dizzy, a diagnosis of confetti paper, a bedroom and a wall to draw on, chalk walls and demons to entertain, gagging out of mannequins mouths, choking me, choking them, one by one, pleasing me, pleasing them, I … Continue reading Branded From Birth – Robbie J. Sherrah

Summer Soul Slam 2016 Winner

The first Summer Soul Slam poetry event on The Lithium Chronicles has come to a close and I am so thrilled that I received as many submissions as I did with the short notice I gave. I promise that next year I will be more prepared and give everyone adequate time to submit. I want … Continue reading Summer Soul Slam 2016 Winner

The Ugliest War of You 

Absolutely amazing. This is exceptional.   I live in a place where people say “faggot”  as causal as one would say, “hello.” A passing respectful nod from a stranger  is common, although just under his brea… Source: The Ugliest War of You 

You Don’t Know Me – Dianne Hoffmeyer

    You think you know me? You don't. You think I'm the same woman from a few years back? Not even close. You think I'm still quiet, subservient, timid and fragile? Afraid Not. You think I'm just going to let you do and say what you want to me? Think again...   I can … Continue reading You Don’t Know Me – Dianne Hoffmeyer

Never Leave My Side – Abbie Zebrowski

  It’s a war that can’t be won only fought It’s a pain that burns fresh and it burns deep It’s a disease that hides behind pretty smiles and sparkling eyes It’s a silent scream with bloody talons tearing through the soft flesh of my still beating heart It lurks just beneath the surface of … Continue reading Never Leave My Side – Abbie Zebrowski

3am Thoughts – Matthew D. Eayre

There comes a time to say goodbye to who somebody is, and let go of who you wanted them to be. My grandmother told me this when I was too young to understand, but I have remembered. I was heartbroken (I thought) over a girl who meant everything to me (I thought) and I asked, … Continue reading 3am Thoughts – Matthew D. Eayre

This Shots For You – Jason King

  I'm listening to blues for the westside....Ronnie earl and the broadcasters....I have a love for grimy blues....it fits my mood today....I write about love often....today however is one of those days I'm asking why the fuck I do that....because I can easily tell you about loss much easier.....and everything love isn't supposed to be.... … Continue reading This Shots For You – Jason King