mask from my lips is
not an act of protest.
no liberation has
rather and excusatory
removal from a
in the name
R.T. Castleberry’s writing has appeared in Comstock Review, Green Mountains Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, The Alembic, Pacific Review, RiverSedge and Deep Water Literary Journal, among other journals. He is a co-founder of the Flying Dutchman Writers Troupe, co-editor/publisher of the poetry magazine Curbside Review, an assistant editor for Lily Poetry Review and Ardent. His work has […]Read more "American Mercy"
I am not watching the news We are the news the ones that break and help break laws A colleague warned me before the protest they’re taking names if you want to go quietly instead and I see job loss run rumored and rampant but I am young […]Read more "Song In Spite of HB2"
It’s been a year since Occupy Portland first marched. I haven’t finished editing and sharing all my photographs from that day. Here are a few I’m just getting to now. Remember this cat? I thought I’d watched most influential cat videos, but I hadn’t heard about the No No No cat until this protest sign. […]Read more "Occupy Portland a Year Later"