The Ramingo’s Porch – Five Poems By Jeff Bagato

Jeff Bagato

Rabbit Toilet Fantasy

In a box by the bed
a camera light red

hidden, obscene
tapes your fuck scene

you roll, you undress,
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The Ramingo’s Porch – “To A Dead Cat” A Poem By Ethan Goffman


To a Dead Cat

Your body lay crushed and broken in the street
one eyeball bulging out, floating atop a crimson crest.

In life you had been
sleek and black
a fleeting shadow
glimpsed from the window.

I called animal control
to come pick up your broken body
the remnant that had been you. Continua a leggere

Translation Services from Vatsala Radhakeesoon

Poetry and Creativity

Dear Authors/Poets,

I’m a Mauritian author/poet and  literary translator.

If you wish to have a minimum of 5 poems, chapbook or a full-length poetry collection translated from English to French or French to English please send your works to:

Translation fee: $0.06 (Rs 2 Mauritian currency)  per word

Payment method: PayPal

Other languages such as Mauritian Kreol and Hindi may also be considered.

Poems translated may be published on my blog upon permission of author whose works  I’ve translated.

Looking forward to working with you.

Thanking you in advance

Kind regards,

Vatsala Radhakeesoon

Books translated :

God’s Silence a Lion’s Roar by Stefan Bohdan
French translation by Vatsala Radhakeesoon

Ce Champ de Mots by Hamid Larbi
English translation by Vatsala Radhakeesoon: This Meadow of words

The God Machine by Stefan Bohdan

French translation by Vatsala Radhakeesoon: La Machine Divine

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John Brantingham Review of “Spaghetti and Meatballs – Poems for Hot Organs” on Cultural Weekly

The Mendes Speakeasy


by John Brantingham

What struck me first about Mendes Biondo’s Spaghetti and Meatballs: Poems for Hot Organ was how aggressive the sexuality of this new collection is. I wasn’t offended or bothered in any way by it, but raw physicality runs through the book. This sexuality, however, is not what I was left with after having read the English translations of Biondo’s Italian poetry. What I came back to was a new vision of the universal feeling of despair and loneliness we all feel, and the antidotes that he offers to that despair.

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The Poetry Circus – Poetry And Fun For The “Broken Hearts” @ Bongo Club in Edinburgh


Are you bored of Valentine’s Day? Are you looking for an event with no flowers, no chocolates and not even a lousy card? Well, maybe we have the right choice for you. Get ready to meet the Poetry Circus‘ crew! They are people able to understand just how you feel – they’re poets after all. So for the lost, the lovelorn and the generally miserable, on 15th February at the Bongo Club, Poetry Circus presents their annual cabaret showcase of the finest spoken word talent from all four corners of Brexit-torn Britain in a deliciously heart-wrenching evening of performance poetry and physical theatre.
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Boxing With Life on Drinkers Only

The Mendes Speakeasy


Boxing With Life

the dear ol’ bukowski was right
stay down
let things go
drink a sip of your own blood

the dude with oiled muscles beat shit out of you
the dude with the red gloves is called life from the folk
that fucking folk claiming his name
it’s life man
it’s an hard motherfucker to face

Read the whole poem here:

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The Ramingo’s Porch #4 – A Collection Of Erotic Poems And Hot Short Stories

The Mendes Speakeasy

The Ramingo's Porch 4

The Ramingo’s Porch Issue #4 is officially out on Amazon. This time the Musketeers wanted to make you dream about the sexy thing with erotic poems and short stories. We published well known authors as well as emerging ones and we are particularly proud of the cover art made by Jeff Filipski. It’s always a pleasure and a honour to share the page with talented people and to spread their works here and there in the world.

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