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Dazzle me snow

07.31.11 Posted in today's words by

Charlotte Rauner’s most recent poem to appear here was Untitled (May 2011). Who can resist a poem about snow in summer? And who can ever truly know the moon? Dazzle me snowBy Charlotte RaunerDazzle me snow under your breath whisper the secrets the moon has told you. Sprinkle the words gently and slowly into open ears. My […]

Taxidermy Poem 1

07.30.11 Posted in today's words by

SJ Fowler (1983) has had poetry published in more than 70 journals and magazines and is the author of 2 collections: Fights (Veer Books 2011) and Red Museum (Knives Forks & Spoon Press 2011). He is a member of the Writers forum poetry group and an employee of the British Museum. He edits the Maintenant interview series for 3am magazine introducing contemporary European […]

Sky Frog

07.29.11 Posted in today's words by

Hope Houghton is in her mid-30s and lives in North Carolina. She began writing poetry as a teenager as a means to express what she could not say aloud. Her poetry has been published at literary journals including Literary House Review, Hudson View Poetry Digest, England’s Poetry Monthly, and The Write Room Literary Magazine. Hope’s work was nominated […]


07.28.11 Posted in today's words by

Catherine Mighell spends her days helping people to fly and her nights coaxing words to fly. She is just finishing her first novel. Some of her short stories can be read at her blog. CartwheelsBy Catherine MighellRaise your hands to the sky fill the stars in your eyes twirl wild round and round feet just barely […]

It’s All in the Translation

07.28.11 Posted in words to linger on by

A’Yara Stein’s most recent poem here was The Gloved Hand (May 2010). How’s this for a lyrical summer read?  It’s All in the TranslationBy A’Yara Stein Ich liebe dich, mein teufel Slick and luminous and vast, the Mississippi spreads impartial as sunlight, eyes dancing up and down her back — the envy of her neighbors.   Here […]

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