Poem: “Heaven Bound” by Alisha J. Prince

NEW POP LIT’S OPEN MIC RETURNS — with a performance of a striking poem by an exciting new DIY talent from London, UK, Alisha J. Prince. Crimson chaos fills the gapsInside the council pavement slabsAnd torn and savaged pizza boxesRats and bats and cats and foxes The poem is called “Heaven Bound” and carries a […]

Poem: “The Mole” by Karl Wenclas

WITH RUMORS RAMPANT of agents provocateurs throughout the land including in today’s literary scene, it’s a good time to post this standby poem from New Pop Lit‘s EIC, “The Mole.” IS the mole only an animal– or something more? Paranoid minds wish to know.

Poem: “Raincoat” by A. J. Kaufmann

“swore to be an angel . . . forgot that my feet are still in the mud.” A swan, a lion, a rose, an angel, an eagle– there’s a lot going on in our new featured performance by A. J. Kaufmann. A. J., “a modern Polish poet, lyricist, composer, and musician,” tells us this poem, […]

Poem: “Star-Spangled Poet” by Karl Wenclas

IN LOOKING for a poem to celebrate the 4th, New Pop Lit‘s chief editor realized he’d recorded one himself. FYI: It’s a trifle sarcastic. To keep him away from the microphone, send us your own recorded verse! Rants, agonies, recitations, comedies, or other “spoken word.” To:¬†newpoplitATgmailDOTcom. (NOTE:¬† The opening to this poem is supposed to […]