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Pushcart Prize Nominations

11.30.10 Posted in Award Nominees by

Yes, it’s that time of year again! Talk about making a list and checking it twice! I was able to nominate for both vox poetica and unbound CONTENT this year, which means double the poems so honored. unbound CONTENT published 5 titles this year (two releasing in the next week–more on that later!), giving me […]


At the Japanese garden

11.30.10 Posted in today's words by

Kenneth Weene’s poem La Banque Gauche appeared here in October. This is another example of imagery and a scene set with selective detail. At the Japanese garden By Kenneth Weene there is a copse of evergreens; each tree is a life remembered: leaned, bent, scarred, pruned, and cut. None is straight and full, for who has led […]


Conversations of Love

11.29.10 Posted in words to linger on by

BR Belletryst’s poem, Poet and Lyricist: A Love Poem, was published as part of Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words in September 2010. His photography has appeared at the prompts page and at SPARK. Conversations of Love By BR Belletryst Anteros: Tonight I drove under the full moon, no headlights. Eros: Tonight I learned that […]


Under Orion

11.29.10 Posted in today's words by

Sean Butner was born and raised in the desert of eastern Washington State. He currently lives in Green Bay WI with his wife and son. This poem brings us his vision of cycles. Under Orion By Sean Butner First the spring warm, Then winter thaw, Finally come the nest fillers And the weeping ground. Orion […]


Black Friday

11.28.10 Posted in today's words by

El Ingenioso Hidalgo is the most recent poem by William C Ross to appear here. The humor in the poem today underscores a broader point about what some have started referring to as a tradition. Black Friday By William C Ross She set the alarm for an ungodly hour And headed for the stores. She beat […]