Origin Stories – Alison Stone

Reverse Ghazal by Alison Stone (for B.) Secrets that lips hold back, the body shows. Be gone, Sun. In moonlight, the body glows. Rittenhouse sobs he shot in self-defense. Entry wound in the back, the body knows otherwise. The heart houses love, pumps blood. Is illness chance or debt the body owes? Top model insists […]

Promopalooza – Alison Stone

Alison Stone Your Chapbook or Book Title, Press, Where available for sale. Zombies at the Disco by Alison Stone, Jacar Press What inspired you to write this Chapbook/Book? What else should we know about it? Or just add the Blurb. This is a book of contemporary ghazals, staying true to the form while broadening the […]

Poet of the Day – Alison Stone

National Poetry Month April 26, 2020 Alison Stone Pandora   I’m a hot mess, ravishing disaster, blown into town under a blade-sharp moon. Men, you quiver as I slink by with my lipsticked smirk and box of troubles, ache at the sway of my skirt. You’ve never seen a woman’s hips before, never touched hair […]