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1950s Romance

01.27.11 Posted in words to linger on by

Maxwell Baumbach’s most recent poem to appear here was Chemistry Like This, published in November. To hear his interview (in which he reads this poem) at vox poetica’s 15 Minutes of Poetry, click here. 1950s Romance By Maxwell Baumbach had I been born in 1950 I would have taken my date to Big Boy for dinner then […]


01.27.11 Posted in today's words by

Robert’s most recent poem to appear here was Our Sky. Take a minute to read his poems Green House and Look for Jack Buddha, which were nominated for Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize respectively. Also, you can hear his interview on 15 Minutes of Poetry here. Monsters By Robert CJ Graves Murderous monsters grow inside men, feeding on […]

Some of Us Know How

01.26.11 Posted in today's words by

John Pursch lives in Tucson AZ with his wife Teri and their two cats, Sky and Miles. John is a systems analyst at the University of Arizona’s Lunar & Planetary Laboratory, where he supports several NASA missions. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Breadcrumb Scabs, Calliope Nerve, and Clockwise Cat. You can follow him on Twitter.  Some […]


01.25.11 Posted in today's words by

Erik Knutsen is a Canadian living in California. He just puts CA for state/country and lets people guess where he lives. His work has appeared in journals including unFold, Sillymess, Abjective, and others. Visit his blog to learn more about him.  Choices By Erik Knutsen Should I begin with recrimination or justification? It was grandiose, all that […]

Bye, Bye, Blackbird

01.24.11 Posted in words to linger on by

Rob Krabbe writes a lot of longer-form fiction, novels particularly. His focus on poetry involves revisiting work from an earlier time and trying his hand at new material. (editor’s note: his correspondence regarding his work and its appearance here was knee deep in humor, something writers should keep in mind when conversing with editors; we […]

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