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Trauma of Terror

03.31.10 Posted in today's words by

Vivekanand Jha lives and writes in India. His poem Hands Heave to Harm and Hamper appeared here in January 2010. His work has also appeared in Pagan Imagination, Danse Macabre, Writing Raw, and Tribal Soul Kitchen. He is researching the poetry of Indian English poet Jayanta Mahapatra. Vivekanand’s poetry draws attention to the pain people cause one another. It expresses a […]


P(hl)oem

03.30.10 Posted in today's words by

Joey Turner lives and writes in Texas, where he currently attends the University of Dallas. This poem follows nicely on the heels of yesterday’s, the theme today being interconnectivity. Read this poem and think about the many different living elements in this life that support us throughout the journey. P(hl)oemBy Joey Turner The woman sits […]


Miracles

03.29.10 Posted in today's words by

Paul Hostovsky’s poems have won a Pushcart Prize, the Muriel Craft Bailey Award from the Comstock Review, and chapbook contests from Grayson Books, Riverstone Press, Frank Cat Press, and Split Oak Press. He has been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Best of the Net, and The Writer’s Almanac. His latest collection of poems, Dear […]


Schooled

03.29.10 Posted in today's words by

Mark Myers lives and writes in North Carolina. When he’s not writing he works as a land surveyor. His work was recently published at Ink Sweat and Tears and he maintains a blog where you can read more of his work. Mark’s poem here is a literary reminder that things aren’t always what they seem. SchooledBy Mark Myers Two […]


Joy Rising

03.28.10 Posted in today's words by

Sara Fryd was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and spent the first five years of her life in an American refugee camp near Munich, Germany. She moved with her family to the United States in 1951, arriving in New Orleans and ultimately settling in Phoenix. Sara started writing on March 25, 1991, and she hasn’t stopped […]