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Curtis Carmen Davis is a Midsouth poet published in various regional publications in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. He has received several Awards of Merit from the Nashville Newsletter Poetry Contests, was the recipient of two CCSB International Experience Essay scholarship awards, and has been published in magazines, journals and newspapers. He lives in the misty mountains of East Tennessee with his felines. He is also an artist that draws in pencil, pen, and ink and mixed media, paints in acrylics, and is a photographer as well.

Submitted Poems 7 total

Soldier Prayer Bands

—Written For James and Sarah Bascom
—Dedicated to: James Ely, Geoffrey Favre-Malloy, Jay Camirand, Wally Fox, Vincent Burke III, Rob Douglas, Matt Hull, & Storm.

The war went on and on,
shadowing dark all the front pages
in every form of media...

by Curtis Carmen Davis

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Break a Leg

In Italy they say: In the mouth
of the wolf! I hope the wolf dies!
Some would say luck has nothing
to do with it. That’s called diligent
labor ungroomed. Pick up a coin
heads-up, but always abandon coins
tails-down or writhe. Does it make
a...

by Curtis Carmen Davis

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13 days ago

The Lines

Many moving parts
adequately spaced apart
—the smell of...

by Curtis Carmen Davis

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13 days ago

Untitled Haiku #1

Twilight paints the sky.
Beyond sunset, I awake
--the watcher's...

by Curtis Carmen Davis

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13 days ago

Home

Rays of light filtered through
the wooden beams next to
the rusted satellite that had lain
in the field for some time.
The trailer was full of sundry limbs.
By the dead cherry tree, the shed
housed wood and yellow bricks under
a torn,...

by Curtis Carmen Davis

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13 days ago

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I can't access my old poems or edits. I just edited and reposted them now. It's too bad they can't edit the membership though because it shows 2022 instead of the 2000s. Sorry! Good luck!

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