Category Archives: Poetry and Stories

The Fat Lady & the Macaw

‘Squawwkkkkk!’ Terry, the owner, yelled, ‘SHUT-UP!’ Then her seven small dogs began yipping and yapping about her as she laid her 250 pound frame down upon her bed, panting. The macaw shrieked on and on. “Ah, shaddup!!!” Turning to her … Continue reading

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PARADISE

Misha had always wondered about that June day. There was that moment, for example, when he and his fiancee had returned from a trip to Yosemite and ended up at Venice beach watching an exquisite sunset. The brief vacation had … Continue reading

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Cat, the Commie

We were sitting by the pool at the house that my new acquaintance managed in Merida, Mexico. She had invited me over since we had become friends during the past month. She and I had some things in common, some … Continue reading

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Nirvana City Madness

NIRVANA CITY MADNESS by Mikhail Branski copyright Mikhail Branski, all rights reserved Davida predicted some apocalyptic tragedy and then proceeded to discuss his latest plan to save up enough money to purchase land and live in exile, fed up as … Continue reading

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American Kakophony, poems by Mikhail Branski

Amerikan Kakophony © 2014 Mike Mihaljevich Sounds of Profit I can’t escape the noise Seeping from apartments Enveloping me Like a contagion Infecting the quietude I had nursed How can I think poetic thoughts? What would philosophers say Of environs … Continue reading

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