Dirty Ol' Chuck By Denise Mckenzie Charles Bukowski has long been an influence on me. I am not sure exactly what attracted me to his writing first. Was it his grittiness? His openness? I've always liked 'em a little rough around the edge... my favorite writers, my...read more
I wrote this poem in 2011 while still living in Chicago. I decided to revamp it a bit to fit THE NOW. I read it this week at our Halloween Poetry Reading. I hope I was successful in creeping you out if you were there. If you didn't make it out, here it is for you IN...read more
Philosopher’s Stone Poetry is a poetry nonprofit established in Los Angeles; nurturing a new generation of writers around the world. Locally, we hold poetry readings, workshops, participate in community events, and publish collections of poetry and prose.