Abstract Magazine International | Abstract Magazine: Poetry & Art
Abstract seeks fine art in all forms that engages with both the crises and joys of our shared human condition. We seek art that engages the edge of now; we seek to explore a future forward zeitgeist with a respect for the gifts of the past. We are looking for both established and emerging artists across a broad range of genres. Our criteria is quality.
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Black Out by Fabrice Poussin

20 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Poetry

Art: There I can be free by Guy Geva BLACK OUT Precious moment at midday when all stops, home for fuel for beast and boy, a privilege to play with the big ones, and feast with them.   August has been a scorcher, and makes no…

The Good Summer by Alison Prine

20 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Poetry

Art: Her by Rebecca Weaver THE GOOD SUMMER My hands nicked by thorns are stained by fruit from a bramble. These hands are fluent in sadness. But today the air whispers against my skin in an unfamiliar language. Remember when the shadows sliced their blades…

Happy Planet by Brandon Marlon

14 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Poetry

Art: Optical Delusions by Gavin Mayhew HAPPY PLANET Our orb, unsolitary yet singular, orbits and tilts amid the cosmos’ coruscating spectacle, a turbid backdrop of coiled galaxies and phantasmal nebulae concealing answers to queries unfathomable.   Any species of life thriving on elsewheres, even if anthropoid,…

Well Seen by Brandon Marlon

14 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Poetry

Art: Aleah Fitzwater WELL SEEN   Shutter blades nictate for a fraction of a second to capture the stelliform aura emitted by midday’s orb, though the artiste (partnering with light) prefers shooting at dawn or dusk when soft glows allow images to sing and pop, going…

Implosion by Pritemon Pirann

10 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Short Fiction

Art:What becomes of the broken tartlet by Adam De Ville IMPLOSION What’s coming down is not freezing rain but diffuse flakes melting on the panes of the kitchen window. The rain that they predicted has probably arrived and passed in the course of the night. Footsteps…

What did you do in the war, daddy? by Rollin Jewett

10 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Music

Art: The End by Kerry Rawlinson WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR, DADDY? About the author: Rollin Jewett is an award winning playwright, screenwriter, singer/songwriter, poet, author and photographer. His screenwriting credits include “Laws of Deception” and “American Vampire”. His short stories, poetry and photography…

Nothing Unusual by Peter Manos

06 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Poetry

Art: Back View by Alexander Chubar NOTHING UNUSUAL A new study was issued on Tuesday on the institutionalization of cruel and unusual punishment, and fake news, hatred, and stupidity which concluded what some leaders went through as middle school students imbued miscues in how large groups…

Overheard by Carolyn Martin

06 Jun 2018, Posted by admin in Poetry

Art: Through the Looking Glasses by Rebecca Oet OVERHEARD As evening sneaks around the house, the ironing board and kitchen sink gossip about your first kiss. Inexplicable – how they understand the intimacy of wind-brushed clouds; how, in this chartreuse spring, you’ll leave behind your…


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