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

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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

The Ramingo’s Porch – “Angel Deleted” A Short Story By Titus Green

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“I mean, just how many hours does a person need to spend taking selfies?”

Jim chuckled at the recent sight that had begotten this whimsical, half-drunken rhetorical question: a young Asian woman in a floppy white hat and billowing dress immersed in her makeshift photo booth on the sands of a picturesque Thai beach.

Jim’s drinking companion rolled his eyes and shook his head at the absurdity of this behaviour, before taking a swig of beer. There was a brief silence as the sweltering humidity of Southern Thailand enforced its lethargy. They sat at a plastic table, luxuriating in the squalid captivity of their holiday-apartment bar. Palm fronds drooped over the chalky blue water of the nearby swimming pool. Continua a leggere

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – THE RAMINGO’S PORCH #4 HOT SEX ISSUE

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The front and back covers of this issue are from Jeff Filipski

Why HOT SEX? Come on, the answer is quite obvious. Because it’s funny and we all need some sex in our life. So we decide, after the Bukowski tribute, to publish a collection of poems, short stories, short essays, plays and everything you can do with words, about sex. Continua a leggere

Fuck Bukowski – Call for Submissions for The Ramingo’s Porch Third Issue

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Hey there Ladies and Gentlemen!
It’s time to set your writing tools for the new theme and deadline of the Ramingo’s Porch. We did such a great party with the “Love, Spring and Revolution” issue and we want to bring you a lot of fun also for this one. After months and months and some days (few minutes…) we find out the next theme: Fuck Bukowski. Yes, exactly Uncle Hank! Continua a leggere

Heroin – The New Smashing Book Written By Catfish McDaris And Published By Alien Buddha Press

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Oops Catfish McDaris did it again. He published a new book with the guys of Alien Buddha Press. “Heroin” – this is the title of his new collection of writings – is a hitting book that follows the writing style of the author from Milwaukee. Continua a leggere

Legend Press – New Titles Coming From Lauren Sams and Tracy Emerson

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Legend Press have acquired UK rights from Black Inc to She’s having Her Baby and its sequel Crazy Busy Guilty by Lauren Sams. Continua a leggere

Catfish McDaris – My Life Between Van Gogh And 27 Hammerheads Circling Ever Closer

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I met Catfish McDaris some days ago. He was inundated with submissions about his Vincent Van Gogh project, so I decided that also mine could fit with his anthology. They fit and suddenly I found an editor and a friend. He is well known in the poetry independent panorama in the U.S.A. and this is what he told to me about his love for Van Gogh art, his last book “27 Hammerheads Circling Ever Closer” and his future projects. Continua a leggere