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Just Noticing

07.27.10 Posted in today's words by

Ryan Haack is a writer living in the Midwest with his beautiful wife and three brilliant children. This is his first published poem. To learn more about him, visit his blog. How nice is this observation of a child’s concern for and adoration of her father? Just Noticing By Ryan Haack You saw me  sliding my […]

Life’s Regatta

07.26.10 Posted in today's words by

Kathryn Tate Jacoby’s To Don Quixote was posted in honor of June graduates. Today we have a summery slice of advice. It’s the right time for a regatta, and it’s never the wrong time to consider our strategies. Is yours working for you right now? Life’s Regatta By Kathryn Tate Jacoby When the sea grows rough And the […]

A Breeze on Farmer’s Curfew

07.25.10 Posted in today's words by

John Sherer’s most recent appearance here was Average, part of Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae. He writes about a variety of subjects and today’s poem feels a little more cryptic than some of his others. It evokes summer, late summer in fact, and it describes communing with nature, and it’s a lovely addition to John’s body […]


07.24.10 Posted in today's words by

Alana Saltz recently graduated from Occidental College with a degree in English literature and creative writing. She currently resides in smoggy Los Angeles where she is waiting for whatever comes next. Visit her blog to see some of her photography and more of her writing. Alana’s poem takes us past a sadness to what came before, and […]


07.23.10 Posted in today's words by

Hugh Fox made his first appearance here with his poem Down to in June. You remember his style and this is a similar yet very different kind of poem. His style is conversational, what he relates here he could be relating on a phone or in an office or on an airplane. Don’t you love the stories […]

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