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Passing Time

01.31.10 Posted in today's words by

Salvatore Buttaci is an obsessive-compulsive writer who plies his craft many hours a day. His writings have appeared widely in publications that include The New York Times, USA Today, The Writer, Cats Magazine, and Christian Science Monitor. He was the recipient of the $500 Cyber-wit Poetry Award in 2007. His collection of short stories, Flashing […]


Mala’alot Dafna’s Center: Community Teichel

01.30.10 Posted in today's words by

KJ Hannah Greenberg’s poetry has been seen here before (Living as Though It Matters, Contributor Series 3: Resolution and Resolve, My Boyfriend Coughs up Platitudes) and will be seen here again. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. This poem presents scenes of daily life in Israel in a somewhat different context than […]


Contraction Timing

01.29.10 Posted in today's words by

Wayne Turner is a musician, poet, and artist in Virginia (of course!). He has been playing with words for more than five decades, ever since his mother first read to him and taught him to love words. The main thread in his writing is shared transformation, growth, and aboxal learning. Some of Wayne’s play can […]


Black Funeral Pyre

01.28.10 Posted in today's words by

Canadian writer Chris Vaillancourt has given us words to think about before (Walking Beyond Her Reach, Contributor Series 3: Resolution and Resolve, Unheard). His poetry has been widely published; click here to read more of his work. Chris is awaiting the release this year of his new book of poetry. Today his poem is despondent, […]


Look for Jack Buddha

01.27.10 Posted in today's words by

Robert CJ Graves is not a stranger to you. You have read his poem No Swimming here and you’ve hopefully read his work in other places as well because his poetry has been widely published. This intriguing poem speaks of dream and detail, as well it might. In Robert’s words: “This poem is a sort […]