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Contributor Series 3: Resolution and Resolve, Homelessness … it’s real

12.31.09 Posted in Contributor Series 3, today's words by

Contributor Series 3: Resolution and Resolve Homelessness … it’s real By Jimmi Ware They smile to keep from crying out loud Faceless wandering in the downtown crowd Trying to regroup from the bittersweet In need of shelter, a nourishing meal to eat They are afraid and pretend to be tough When the truth is being […]


Contributor Series 3: Resolution and Resolve, The Silence of Wind

12.30.09 Posted in Contributor Series 3, today's words by

Contributor Series 3: Resolution and ResolveThe Silence of WindBy Kay Middleton Florence wants loverespect, recognition.Maybe she evenwants a chanceto start over,a reincarnation. She wants to wear the bluedress with the ecru lacecollar and the peplumthat makes herlook like she has hipsthat sway sassy when she walks, hipsthat melt into her narrow waist.Her slender frame,fragile bones,frail […]


Contributor Series 3: Resolution and Resolve, Resolution 2009

12.29.09 Posted in Contributor Series 3, today's words by

Yes, it’s that time of year when some of us set out to improve ourselves. Or not. The turn of the calendar represents the turn of a page, and isn’t that something all readers and writers can relate to? Let’s start Contributor Series 3 with a sweet and fun poem, most definitely well intentioned, by […]


Camelot

12.29.09 Posted in words to linger on by

You have read the fine poetry of Danielle Cross here before (reserving judgment, Contributor Series 1: 9/11, 9-12). In case you haven’t visited her blog recently, take a minute to do so now and notice how great it looks with the new layout. This poem is set on a beach, but the mood is decidedly […]


The Problem

12.28.09 Posted in today's words by

Ivan Jenson’s art has taken him around the world and across varied media. His acclaimed pop art has garnered him attention in the advertising and art world circles. Ivan’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Word Riot, Zygote in My Coffee, Camroc Press Review, Word Catalyst Magazine, Poetry Super Highway, Alternative Reel Poets Corner, […]


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