The Ramingo’s Porch – “desire’s dance” and “galactic serenity” by Eliana Vanessa

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desire’s dance

lips of fallen innocence,
in cosmic repetition,
sound a wicked lover’s name,

embalm the flood
of my womanhood
to his unstudied prayer,

never to mingle in vain,
that we should honor the flame
all the same— Continua a leggere

The Ramingo’s Porch – Four Poems by James Walton

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I could not remember the name of Twister

the wind is in from Antarctica
banging the sheet metal of night

I threw a ball up into the sky
watched the inevitable fall

of civilisations through clouds
where mercury boiled

but turned on an alchemist’s anvil
filling teeth in truth composite Continua a leggere

The Ramingo’s Porch – “Eating Bitter Herbs” by Ethan Goffman

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Eating Bitter Herbs

I used to slather horseradish on top of my matzo
as thick as possible
At our annual Passover dinner
the last remnant of a Judaism my parents had left far behind
and I have abandoned altogether

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OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Send your best works to RAMINGO! right now

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Hey folks it’s time to submit again! But there are a few things that are changed here. You were used to know The Ramingo’s Porch, our quarterly printed magazine, but due to the high costs of realization, we decided to change it into an e-magazine, publishing selected submissions continuosly. Continua a leggere

The Ramingo’s Porch #2 – Get Ready for Some “Love, Spring and Revolution” From All Over The World

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Welcome to issue number 2 of The Ramingo’s Porch, which is 2 more than any of us thought would emerge from gestation into sunlight–but we received so many fine submissions, the journey proved pretty simple, if not inevitable. Continua a leggere

The Ramingo’s Porch – Call for Submissions

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We are looking for poems, short stories, book reviews, short essays and so on.
All that is made of words and thoughts is what we are searching for here at the “The Ramingo’s Porch”. We were born by the partnership between Pski’s Porch and Ramingo! Blog. From one side a publisher based in the US, from the other one an international magazine about literature and culture based in Italy. Continua a leggere

Editoria&Arte – Tra scantinati e librerie per gli artisti del passato era una questione di Manifesto

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Qualche giorno fa mi sono ritrovato comodamente spiaggiato sul sofà di casa a chiacchierare con Elena del futuro dell’arte. Lei ha alle spalle una laurea in Scienze dei Beni Culturali e davanti a sé l’ottenimento di quella in Storia e Critica dell’Arte mentre io ho alle mie spalle una in Estetica e il costante sbattimento del giornalista. Così ci siamo chiesti: “cosa non funziona nel mondo dell’arte di oggi?” Continua a leggere