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No Crime in Rhymin’
poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent
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Poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent. Send us your tired, your huddles masses, your playful couplets, your whimsical verses.

Editors
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Joe Váradi
the original woke bloke — translator / poet / adopted son of 台灣 / come for the sarcasm, stay for my soft side
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EDITOR-IN-REAL-LIFE
Mary Holden
A constantly evaporating editor and writer. Co-founder, new72media.com, and ‘fester of mani.
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EDITOR-off-the-wall
Harper Thorpe
Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!
Writers
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EDITOR-off-the-wall
Harper Thorpe
Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!
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EDITOR-IN-REAL-LIFE
Mary Holden
A constantly evaporating editor and writer. Co-founder, new72media.com, and ‘fester of mani.
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Mike Range
Just laugh. With me or at me. Contributor to Slackjaw, The Junction, How Pants Work, The Hit Job, The Haven, Pickle Fork. And Twitter! @MovieLeagueMike
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Jane Vogel
Writer, translator, grandmother. Writing and volunteering because it’s healthier than throwing shoes at TV news anchors. @JaneBV4
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Clay Rivers
Author, art director, actor, and optimist. I write about equality, faith, and racism. Let’s chat over espresso. Books: https://books2read.com/b/walkingtall
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Stephen M. Tomic
writer* fiction* editor* smtomic@gmail.com
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Terrye Turpin
Terrye grew up in McKinney, Texas some time ago. Here she is, sharing stories. Some of them are true. Follow her at https://terryeturpin.com/
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Christyl Rivers, Phd.
Writer, Defender of the three dimensional, and Cat Castle Custodian.
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Stephanie Jackson
Daring to discover darkness at dusk. Confectionery callings on: https://datesandcakes.weebly.com
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B. Michael Logan
Healthcare professional moonlighting as a freelance comedy writer, poet, and debuting horror author.
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Lise Colas
writes poetry and short fiction as well as quirky unreliable memoir and lives on the south coast of England.
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Meg
Writing, because talk is cheap
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Tracy Aston
Words and pictures real and imagined. Inspired most of all by the natural world. Writer, photographer, artist I would say…if I had the nerve.
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Mark Starlin
Old bones. Young heart. Focusing on a wide variety of creativity.
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Giovanni Sonier
Colorful bon vivant, poet, blogger, photographer, wine connoisseur, and seeker of truth.
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Michael Stang
Human, the race kind. Gets excited looking at life through windows to see the future.
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Sravani Saha
Author of ‘Yes, The Eggplant is A Chicken’ https://amzn.to/2Iym2ok Humorist, Satirist, Mom, Ex-Googler. Write to me at s.sravani@gmail.com
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Michelle Muses
Life reimagined through poetry and prose. michellemuses.com
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L M Glegg
Author. Digital Artist. Small-town Farmboy.
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Patsy Starke
Registered Nurse, Transgender Woman In a lifelong transition, Parent, Grandparent, Normal every day run of the mill abnormal person, realizing my place here.
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Elizabeth Helmich
writing outside the lines to connect dots
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Dana Sanford
Poet. Mental Health Advocate. Philosopher. Life Writer. A sense of Humor. 60 years ago I rode the winds at the top of a tall cottonwood. Excentric, eclectic…
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Bebe Nicholson
Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs.
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Matthew de Lacey Davidson
...has published poetry, short stories, a play, and a novel. For more, please visit: https://matthewdelaceydavidson.wordpress.com/about/
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Adam, Diabetic Cyborg
Optimist, Mental Health/health advocate, dog lover, Historian, disabled blogger-vlogger w/ MDD, Type1 Diabetes, PPMS https://linktr.ee/diabeticcyborg
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Noe
Thank you for taking an interest in my writing. I am a potter who is still managing a poetry habit. I’m left handed and sometimes, the world looks upside down.
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Guérin Asante
A reed, sometimes half-blown with blues. 🏳️‍🌈
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Rachel B. Baxter
A few good stories, a thousand different versions. My dreams are written in form. http://rbbaxter.com
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Indira Reddy
Endlessly fascinated by how 26 simple symbols can say so much…
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Scott Stavrou
Author of Losing Venice, a novel (May, 2018) | American living in Europe | PEN Hemingway Award | Writer, Teacher | http://bit.ly/LosingVenice
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marjorie steele
poet, journalist, scruffy looking nerf herder. teaching business @KCADofFSU & some other stuff. pitch me: marjorie@creativeonion.me
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Tom Gregg
I write & publish on Medium short stories, poetry, essays, commentary, reviews & more.
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Anneyé Blanco
Cuban living in Montreal. Chess Addict. Part-time teacher, full-time lover of dogs and cheesecake. Dancing when you are not looking.
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Michelle Monet
Musician. Author. Poet. Cat Mama. Seeker. Curious Creator. Currently writing showbiz memoir and Broadway style Musical. contact: michelle@michellemonet.com
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Roy
"Hi. My name is Roy." - Now that just sounds stupid. (thehappysidestep@gmail.com)
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David Caracciolo
I like big PUNS and I can not lie. You other writers can't deny
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Zarina Dara 🥀💃🏻
sneaking poetry into the corners of the day, and telling stories to myself in grasp of sanity.
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Molly Stevens
Retired registered nurse and award winning humor writer Molly Stevens (https://www.shallowreflections.com) writes for Humor Outcasts and Better After 50.
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Hawkeye Pete Egan B.
Connecting the dots. Storytelling helps me to make sense of this world, and of my life. I love writing and reading. Writing is like breathing, for me.
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Calluna
A heart that runs wild through the bracken and heather, under the stars of worlds forgot. Tripping the rift of realities in the realms of imagination.
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James Whitney
A tech-enslaved cosmopolitan telecommuting future-man who dreams of a life in the Shire.
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Jun Wu
Single Mom Writer, Technologist, Poet: Tech, AI, Data Science, Leadership, Parenting, Find Me: https://junwuwriter.com, seen in (Forbes, WTTJ, etc..)
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Tanya Bryan
Builder of worlds with words. Short stories, poetry, books, arts & entertainment, movies, language, and creativity. Humour/satire. https://linktr.ee/tanyabryan
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antoinette nevitt
scientist-poet at large
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Juliette Roanoke
Mother, writer, critical care-neuroscience-and-home health registered nurse, mental health combatant, social justice seeker, truth teller.
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Kyrie Gray
Freelancer, comedian, and coffee drinker. Writing nerdy humor, practical advice, satire, and stories. Also draws comics sometimes.
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Christina Ward 🍁🌲
:::I paint with words::: Top Writer in 7 tags.💗 READ MORE POETRY💗
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San Cassimally
Prizewinning playwright. Mathematician. Teacher. Professional Siesta addict.
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Ecem Yucel
Daydreamer. Writer. Translator. Editor. Violinist. Bookworm. Anime fan. Beatle-maniac. Japanese & French learner. Murakami admirer. Turkish girl in Ottawa.
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Lowen Puckey
Advocate for mental health, chronic illness and disability. Sometime writer of funnies & fiction. Perpetual drinker of tea.
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James Khan
Six disorders, five kids, four dogs, three sheets to the wind, two busy to care, one shot at life.
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Natalie Frank, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
I write about behavioral health & other topics. I’m Managing Editor (Serials, Novellas) for LVP Press. See my other articles: https://hubpages.com/@nataliefrank
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Roz Warren
Roz Warren (https://muckrack.com/roz-warren) writes for everyone from the New York Times to the Funny Times.
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Elizabeth Keyes
Humanist against the patriarchy.
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Jenny N Olson
Raw. Vulnerable. Terrified. Alive. Writing.
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Aaska Aejaz
I write from my heart because I believe heart contacts directly from the hearts! I contribute my part in spreading humanity, love, and Peace!
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Shruti Sinha
Author of “Integration:Perspectives of A Naturalized Citizen”. Follow me on my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ShrutiSingapore-818805448217271/
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Eric Griggs
Juxtaposeur, technical analyst, process engineer, poet wordsmith, INTJ, Anansi, MBTI certified practitioner & team-builder, certifiable fabulist & Uppity Queer™
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edh lamport
Defying the laws of physics to encapsulate myself in this tiny box with nothing but an alphabet.
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Ré Harris
Muser, Writer ~ practicing storytelling like Hendrix did guitar.
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Sam Kimberle
Perpetual student, searching for my ikigai. I am an Artist in artistic recovery c/o Julia Cameron. Top writer in poetry. Instagram: @samkimberle
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Elle Rogers
Mommy. Wife. Writer. Lunatic.
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Slk.🎈
S Lynn Knight 🧿 ✌️ find the best of The Weekly Knob and more @ https://theknob.xyz ✍️
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Dennett
I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.
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Kathy Jacobs
Former software tester, who still breaks things.. Social Media geek. Former OneNote MVP. Phoenix Mercury fan. My thoughts and opinions are my own. Usually.
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Deborah Christensen
Seeker of Understanding/Meaning, Explorer of Spirit, Writer, Artist, Believer/Doubter, Dreamer, Communicator, Counselor https://compassionateconnection.com.au/
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Alma Awakened (fka Niña Traviesa)
New and passionate writer inspired by life moments and a profound desire to let her creativity fly high and her soul shine bright
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Gosia Rokicka
Storyteller, word catcher, curious observer, animal lover, plant enthusiast, lifelong language learner, mistress of tsundoku.
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Jk Mansi
To know where you're going find out where you've been. Not here for the fame game. I read. I write. I am grateful.
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Shringi Kumari
Drifter; Poet. Constantly creating - destroying- simmering . Game Designer/Researcher
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Dirty Harry Wizard
Alfred Harold Magely (aka Dirty Harry Wizard) transmits 3-minute funnies from the Retro Arcade of the Insane. Keep in touch http://eepurl.com/gxctuL
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Annie Caldwell
When my dust has settled on silent pages, I hope my pulse will go on in the words I have written.
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Bridget Webber
I write about wellbeing and emotional intelligence, laced with personal insights, humor, poetry, and anecdotes.
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Selene Bey
Words inspired by photographs
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Dan Foster
Writer & Poet who’s learning life’s lessons in the classroom of pain and writing them down for others to gain. www.patreon.com/dandoeswriting
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Willow T. Lovelace
Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words. (Hamlet 2.2.200–201)
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Mo Solo
Recovering academic. Suffers from RBF. Drinks 🍵 @ Slackjaw, The Haven, No Crime in Rhymin’. Get your monthly humor fix here! http://eepurl.com/cDhOAX
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Joe Garza
Topics include horror, humor, satire, writing, creativity, and other random crap.
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Jessica A
Seaside dweller, creative copywriter and recovering night owl. Preferably whiskied and holding a cat. Creativity | love and living | the occasional poem
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Alyssa Mae
writer & poet determined to put meaning back in words, learn all the secrets of life & make it all a little more beautiful.
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Wendell McQuary
Traveler, Freelancer,Blogger, Rookie Poet, Word Juggler,Austinite,Cozumeleno
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Kimmy Tao
the tragicomic poet
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Sylvia Wohlfarth
An Irish-Nigerian soul living in Ireland after 40 years in Germany. A social anthropologist, English teacher, and more. With stories to share; and an opinion…
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Chelvis Moon
Just a ghost renting some bones.
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ZUVA
She-Her🌈Get my free comprehensive guide for Medium beginners (contains 16+ resources to help you make money)→ https://mailchi.mp/1b847dce9896/zuvaseven
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Samantha Kemp-Jackson
Parenting Writer, Media Commentator, Creator & Host: The Parenting Then and Now Podcast, writes: http://multiplemayhemmamma.com, Twitter/Instagram: @samkj27
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Mary Poindexter McLaughlin
I write to entertain, educate, and enlighten — myself and others.
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Andrey Anisimov
a frolic dissident
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Megan Broussard
Writer/Producer in NYC. Comedy: UCB, Second City, PIT. Work: McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, The Belladonna, Points In Case, AMC, truTV, Vox, Bustle + more.
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Sarah Hutto
I won the Internet like four times. Words on @McSweeneys, @tnyshouts, @washingtonpost, @Reductress, @the_rumpus, @Splitsider
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Keaton Patti
Future constellation.
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P.G. Barnett
Published author enjoying married Texas bliss. Just not so much bliss with the two female cats. Thus, the warped sense of humor. Writer of Henry James stories.
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Jenny Justice
A Poet Mom who brings Poetry to life in ways that spark empathy, connection, joy, justice, and feeling. Sociologist. Adjunct. Writer. Poetry Fangirl ❤
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Dhawal Raturi
Junior-year at college. Amateur writer and musician.
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Bill Ender
Husband in progress … technology evangelist … storyteller … challenger of status quo … inveterate writer/poet … musician/composer … dog person with cats.
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Dweebs and Dogs
Janani Mohan, Isvari Mohan Maranwe, and Nathaniel Maranwe. Our dog is Rishi. We are YouTubers online and in policy/the law IRL. www.dweebsanddogs.com
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Roz Liddle
Writer, mother, wife, helper, giver, gardener, handicrafter — in no particular order. The time for procrastinating has passed.
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Rand Grey
Just one of many fans of Charles Dickens.
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Lon Shapiro
Father of two amazing men. Peak Performance coach for professional athletes. Ad agency creative director, writer & artist. Tireless research. Author of 5 books.
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Marilyn Flower
Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, writer, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer?
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Matthew Klope
San Francisco, CA — Chemistry & Chemical Biology Ph.D. Student — Mixed writings of mixed quality — all images my own