The Singing Gypsy and Her Lover The Poor Poet

Exhausted resilience The singing gypsy vibrates the universe and shatters its steel shackles And steals oxygen from galaxies and returns to the Milky Way to share Deep breaths Trying to communicate with an apparition A spirit ever evolving and immaterial and immortal The gypsy continues her caterwaul sweet angel’s plea, the death wish and life promise She keeps both in… Read more →

The Law of Parsimony

Can’t stop I can’t stop The road is the demon deity force Verily said Zarathustra As he ran from civilization disease Like the fungus spores that take over the mind of the insects Civilization is numbing Zombies alive Steered by the invisible pop spores, dissipating into the water from the Chem trails etched in the sky Gathering at the base… Read more →

The American Young Men

Lots of laughing The night Is wacked with silly dumb voices Young men In the Tortilla Flat reincarnation Hiking and exploring and being children Laughing nonsense Drinking death Smoking gloom Its fun I don’t take life too seriously Cuz it’s so serious that it’s not serious Its zen to be gone And giggling Into tomorrow’s arms Running from the today… Read more →

This Summer’s Big Releases

Hey Everyone, Thanks for your support of the IOM team and their creations.  This summer we will be seeing some amazing works from our creators. Keep your eye out for Doug Stern’s book of poems, Nick DeRosa’s new novel, and Sean Arthur’s book of poems AND his new novel! We’ve all been hard at work and we cannot wait to… Read more →