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Jaded dreams of freedom

04.30.10 Posted in today's words by

Mark Myers gave us a decidedly cheerier story his last go-around (Schooled). Is he rangy? Yes, he is. Read more at his blog after you read this. You’ll want something happy after this, but you’re going to love the poem regardless.  Jaded dreams of freedom By Mark Myers The crack house at Buckhorn It was really just […]

You Say Love

04.29.10 Posted in today's words by

Visual artist and poet Ivan Jenson writes poetry that is as visual as anything he might put on a canvas (Mouth of Babes, Hunger Strike, The Problem). We see inside his head and heart by looking at the word art he throws out for us. You can see more of his work at his web site.   You […]

Things I Should Have Said

04.28.10 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Troy has gained a following here for the power she packs into her poetry (The Silence of You; Facing Self-Doubt; Merry Christmas, My Love;Soldier; Dear Diane [Pushcart Prize Nominee]). Case in point:   Things I Should Have Said By Bobbie Troy I should have said that your tears were like antique pearls gracing porcelain cheeks I should have said […]


04.27.10 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Grimstad lives and writes in Alaska. As visual as this poem is, it doesn’t make me think of Alaska. In fact, it makes me think of Helen of Troy. The descriptions alone are enough to carry a reader away, by the time we get to the end we’re already long gone and someplace else […]

On the Stand

04.26.10 Posted in words to linger on by

Some would say Telly McGaha is passionate, low key, unpredictable, charged, and has a great relationship with karma; he would say he really has too much creative energy and not enough time to channel it. His vices are bluegrass and bourbon, so he chose to return to Kentucky, where he now lives with his partner, […]

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