Did you know? Did you know, when we took those photographs together that you would break me? Did you know, when you asked specific questions while we were in that photo booth would be a catalyst to thought? Did you know, when you took me in a half hazard form of passion — I wouldContinue reading “Macuahuitl’s Hemorrhage: 14 Days of Bloody Valentine’s By Luke Young & Rania M M Watts Day 14: My Bloody Valentine”
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Macuahuitl’s Hemorrhage: 14 Days of Bloody Valentine’s By Luke Young & Rania M M Watts Day 12: Blood Diamonds
Hmm… It was a slow drip from the surface Winding it’s way towards catacombs and caverns below A stalactite formation representing real conflicts Coagulating beneath tank treads and bullet casings Where the earth sopped it up Drinking it in like glass after glass of wine Lubricating and freeing the tongue for ecstasy Driving libidos onwardsContinue reading “Macuahuitl’s Hemorrhage: 14 Days of Bloody Valentine’s By Luke Young & Rania M M Watts Day 12: Blood Diamonds”
I went for a walk the other day I came across this magnificent Elk a beautiful coat of light brown fun regal antlers with the capacity to span of four feet elegant curves One look and I was paralyzed the purpose of my trek was to absolve from a tether that had me anchored andContinue reading “Terrified”
I wanted to write a poem with regards to how badly you ruined me However, I’ve decided to scribe one with regard to my evolution instead; how is that for growth? Winter 1990: The land of the forbidden mixtapes, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, and The Cure, GALORE. The hardship of two sides, and aContinue reading “Evolution”
From ‘Do you?’ to ‘Unreasonable Woman’ to the forthcoming ‘I Woke Up Alive’ my OBSESSION with April Rose Gabrielli’s music!
Ok, so as you know, this summer I launched Cemented Ink! last week, I had the most amazing interview with Singer/Songwriter April Rose Gabrielli that went over my usual time, and with such purpose; it was truly wonderful. It was so awesome to be able to actually sit with April especially since we are soContinue reading “From ‘Do you?’ to ‘Unreasonable Woman’ to the forthcoming ‘I Woke Up Alive’ my OBSESSION with April Rose Gabrielli’s music!”
fingers strike an onyx electric fender squier john 5 telecaster that yearns to have its strings bent listen, it is there the sound that drifts with an immense pressure and releases Continue reading “siren song”
Meet our newest scribe, Luke Young
For those of you who are regulars on CCIQ Press; you may have noticed a revamping of the Meet the Team page. Every single writer, artist, photographer as part of my collective have been handpicked by me; that being said yesterday offered with it — all sorts of magic. I reached out to Luke YoungContinue reading “Meet our newest scribe, Luke Young”
5 eyes + 300 Teeth + 32 brains = leech idiocy
i have little to no tolerance for human beings who basically engulf all of the planets elegance for their own gain you know — human leeches exist for the purpose to pillageContinue reading “5 eyes + 300 Teeth + 32 brains = leech idiocy”
anatomical vs a mathematical imprint
ever notice unless there is a stencil at times it can be quite tedious to sketch the perfect heart with flourished fantastical curves structure of comprehension as related to its purpose with or without we would be gone because human enigmas are able to feel warmth can be found in places that are least expectedContinue reading “anatomical vs a mathematical imprint”
milk, dark & white
flavours don’t say fuck you — i hate you because of your colour they speak a little chocolate because they know of nothing with regards to hue of origin their knowledge is tempered, carved & melted similar to some humans who do not tolerate hate crimes against those of different — whateverContinue reading “milk, dark & white”
t.u.r.n. o.f.f. pop rocks, photo credit candy warehouse t.h.e. l.i.g.h.t.s. you’ve got to see this… here don’t look just open — pour the contents directly into your sweet tooth riddled pie hole please patiently wait for the illuminated multi-hued fireworks display to begin inside your mouth now, drink a soda — freaked out by urban legendsContinue reading “mouth sparklers”
Time to get your writing muscle going; pre Carnaval de Poésie
I thought it might be fun to have one pre Carnaval de Poésie friendly competition before the serious event begins on Monday August 2, 2021. And, I have a special prizes for the winner not only will you win a Spoken Verse prize by our 4th week judge Tony Moore from his concept album Awake,Continue reading “Time to get your writing muscle going; pre Carnaval de Poésie”
stolen or paid for?
perhaps one could survive on delectable stuffed liquorice creams liquorice creams? there are certain existences like that of jean valjean where the need certainly outweighs the want tragedy imposes upon those who are impoverished — who yearn for a hunger so poignant — it seems one could live on air alone sans nutrition use it…Continue reading “stolen or paid for?”
hmmm, i wonder if bon jovi has a sweet tooth?
i know it probably sounds weird to associate candy with music nevertheless salt water taffy i have absolutely no choice at this juncture today i selected salt water taffy and when i start to think of the soft chewy and ever flavourful confection i’m reminded of promises made throughout my youth brokenContinue reading “hmmm, i wonder if bon jovi has a sweet tooth?”
sugar daddy, not the kind you might think….
when i think of yummy adhere to your teeth forever goodness sugar daddy photo credit candy warehouse — i begin to dream of sugar daddy’s. they\’ve got to be the best thing on a stick next to that chocolate dipped cheese cake pop i had in maui over — 13 years ago. something about thisContinue reading “sugar daddy, not the kind you might think….”
Original art work by CCIQ Press Resident Artist Valisa Bernardino I wonder if the chain makers understood that their perfectly banged out connected and curved links would be utilised to capture and assist with the destruction of a body of people who did nothing wrong their crime – an existence in a skin tone thatContinue reading “Juneteenth”
fall during times of torment; rise when peace isolates solace
my fall down the rabbit holehas forced me to come visage to visagewith humans that have solidified my inner core with the gift of acceptanceeach human being on this earthhas a melange of not only horrific tales also ones that are riddled with a purificationprocess of our own trial by firewe don’t only have thisContinue reading “fall during times of torment; rise when peace isolates solace”
if you had no ink or parchment….
i know it might be odd to find a correlation between the marquis de sade & a painting however Continue reading “if you had no ink or parchment….”
mechanisms, could they be faked? was a man really on the moon or did conspiracy theory take over such an auspicious moment and rendered it as artificial glee
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIZ!!!
As someone who spent the last year studying Victimology everything that Liz illustrated below is indeed very true — a frightening reality… if you will. This is not a woman or man issue this is a human issue — gender based violence impacts everyone. I usually post poetry on birthday’s however, when I received thisContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIZ!!!”
you know that placewhere your humanitydiminishes — with eachdisturbed brain cell? in a similar surroundingof “one flew over thecuckoo’s nest” a placewhere broken craniumsare forced to livein a constantstate of a druggedhaze or a swiss cheesecerebellum that’s had oneto many electric shocktherapy treatments insanity is perpetuatedby those who do nothave the wherewithalto comprehend shatteredbrains areContinue reading “dwindle”
if you are avoiding me because you are busy and broken — i totally understand not everyone refreshers at all times is going to want to be around individuals especially during moments of darkness that no one should be exposed to these are the times we relish an intimate oubliette or perhaps a lighter imaginariumContinue reading “evade”
Live Music Returns To The Bedford with Tony Moore & iLO! ❤
Tuesday night, at the Bedford in Balham, in the UK, Tony Moore & iLO once again took to a public stage as live music has returned to this tremendous venue. The performance this evening by Tony Moore is a beginning to end chronicle of his forthcoming album Awake. Awake is the type of epic masterpieceContinue reading “Live Music Returns To The Bedford with Tony Moore & iLO! ❤”
Château Lafite Rothschild 1895
Decades ago, while on a family trip to California I was introduced to my first truly lush & expensive bottle of wine. At that point in my life, I wasn’t a connoisseur. My best friend and I were resigned Continue reading “Château Lafite Rothschild 1895”
comedic reverie concludes another annual filled with circumstance consequence & happiness litres collected of the perfect tear drops — which transpire moments blasted with not only sorrow but also the purest of joy raw emotion tends to rule our world
Happy Birthday MK!
One of the best things about being the Founder of CCIQ Press is that I am able to acknowledge the birthday\’s of my Quill Fated Scribes. MK McWilliams is not only one of the kindest people you will meet she is also a tremendous writer who strives to make this world a better place; not onlyContinue reading “Happy Birthday MK!”
Why is it that unbuttoned and folded shirt sleeve cuffs look WICKED when an instrument is being played?
as a vocal student in secondary school i was constantly around tunes it was a whimsical experience to walk on that stage in all black, with a rocker Continue reading “Why is it that unbuttoned and folded shirt sleeve cuffs look WICKED when an instrument is being played?”