It's just poetry, it won't bite

Idle Chatter

03.27.10 Posted in today's words by

BR Belletryst writes some chewy poems, doesn’t he? The Philosophy of Math and A Cactus Grows in the Desert (part of Contributor Series 4) give us rich language to savor and ponder. This poem gives us some insight into the process behind the provision of BR’s poetry. Stop by his blog for more food for thought. Idle Chatter By BR Belletryst […]


Can We Change

03.26.10 Posted in today's words by

You have read Sharran Windwalker’s poetry (The Rock on the Road) so you know that the natural world inhabits his poetic work. It functions as both character and metaphor and reflects the themes of renewal and destruction in the poems. Can We ChangeBy Sharran WindwalkerAt the breach of dawn as the subtle light plays games […]


Mouth of Babes

03.25.10 Posted in today's words by

Michigan painter and writer Ivan Jenson has shared his words with us before (Hunger Strike, The Problem). See some of his art at his web site. This poem will make you think. When you read it, do you feel like Ivan is speaking for men or for a more generic human of either gender?   Mouth of BabesBy […]


Ode to Spring

03.24.10 Posted in today's words by

Harris Tobias lives and writes novels, songs, and short stories in Charlottesville VA. His second novel, The Greer Agency, is due to be released this spring from All Things That Matter Press. To keep current with his latest work, read his blog. Well, spring can certainly be a shape shifter. This poem makes that point […]


Move On

03.23.10 Posted in today's words by

Jasper Ballard’s poem Childhood Lost appeared here in January and was picked up by Lisa Marie Basile for inclusion in her anthology VWA: Poems for Haiti, now on sale, proceeds to be donated to charities benefiting those suffering in the aftermath of the earthquake. This is a different poem today, one about lost love. This […]