May 16, 2022


Linda M. Crate



[Poem]

Poem

i kept myself (2020-08-31) poem unrhymed

"...they shed their selves to fit into society..."

couldn't be a pretty lie (2020-10-05) poem unrhymed

"...i am not someone you can throw away..."

i'll be your karma (2020-11-02) poem unrhymed

"...only death heavy and hard and cruel..."

born to make waves (2020-12-07) poem unrhymed

"...the most beautiful things can come from darkness..."

me against the world (2021-01-04) poem unrhymed

"...to burn with a light that maybe only i understand..."

just like your mother (2021-11-08) poem unrhymed

"...you were so good at believing your own lies..."

the tapestries of us (2021-12-06) poem unrhymed

"...let us dance in the fabric of the sky..."

we can have better (2022-01-03) poem unrhymed

"...i will never stop fighting for the world i have seen in my dreams..."

wish i hadn't wasted my time (2022-02-07) poem unrhymed

"you thought you could stop me from becoming..."

grew a new heart (2022-03-07) poem unrhymed

"...i have shed my past like snakeskin..."


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Linda M. Crate
Linda M. Crate


inda M. Crate's poetry, short stories, articles, and reviews have been published in a myriad of magazines both online and in print. She has nine published chapbooks: A Mermaid Crashing Into Dawn (Fowlpox Press - June 2013), Less Than A Man (The Camel Saloon - January 2014), If Tomorrow Never Comes (Scars Publications, August 2016), My Wings Were Made to Fly (Flutter Press, September 2017), splintered with terror (Scars Publications, January 2018), More Than Bone Music (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, March 2019), the samurai (Yellow Arrowing Publishing, October 2020), Follow the Black Raven (Alien Buddha Publishing, July 2021), and Unleashing the Archers (Guerilla Genesis Press, August 2021) and three micro-chapbooks Heaven Instead (Origami Poems Project, May 2018), moon mother (Origami Poems Project, March 2020), and & so I believe (Origami Poems Project, April 2021). She is also the author of the novel Phoenix Tears (Czykmate Books, June 2018).



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