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Tears of Joy

12.27.09 Posted in today's words by

Bettie Coffin writes gorgeous gems of philosophical poetry, little bites of rich food for thought (Silence, Choices). This poem is heartfelt and to the point. Read it and relate. Tears of Joy By Bettie Coffin Sometimes when my heart is this full My eyes spill over with JOY!


Rockefeller Center Receives the Song

12.26.09 Posted in today's words by

Inspired by some Christmas appearances on the Saturday Today Show by the St. Bartholomew’s Boy and Girl Choristers. Rockefeller Center, dressed up for Christmas, in the predawn dark, bare of tourists and commuters is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Rockefeller Center Receives the SongBy Annmarie Lockhart5:30 am: The India ink sky […]


Merry Christmas, My Love

12.25.09 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Troy writes powerful poetry in Virginia. But you already know this because you’ve read her work (Soldier, Dear Diane). Bobbie’s most recent bit of good news is her poem was just published in Word Salad’s Haiku Ramblings (yay!). This poem is everything we’ve come to expect from Bobbie’s poetry. The only thing to say […]


A Prince of Peace

12.24.09 Posted in today's words by

Virginia is for poetry lovers! And Jeanette Cheezum’s poetry could turn anyone into a poetry lover! What say we take a road trip to Virginia, readers? What? Holidays? Right, right. OK. Another time. For now we’ll just have to keep reading the work of these fabulous Virginia writers. Today it’s specifically Jeanette, whose recent work […]


Two Poems of Snow

12.23.09 Posted in today's words by

Ray Sharp writes poetry about the world and poetry about the heart that you can read here [Sternwheeler, Clavicle, (  ), Under an August Moon, Threnody, Synesthesia, La Llorona] and on his blog as well as in publications such as Caper Journal and Ink Node. On this the first full day of winter and after […]