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Waiting

11.30.11 Posted in today's words by

Christopher Roe’s most recent poem to appear here was Ruins (October 2011). Waiting By Christopher Roe It’s getting late and the computer sounds like crickets its screen alight with hope and I wait for an email,  a good night email from you. And I wonder what you are doing. Are you sipping wine? Are  you in your […]


A Borrowed Life

11.29.11 Posted in today's words by

Aarushi Vyas’ most recent poem to appear here was Deadly Feast (October 2011).   A Borrowed Life By Aarushi Vyas   Inspired by the bygone great, I delved deeper into wordy tomes Losing myself like dissolved foam into the water of the known Earlier a naive bubble exploring the boundless sky free from the shackles of self […]


Friends of Magpies

11.28.11 Posted in words to linger on by

Amye Nicole Bird is a 37-year-old life-long resident of Utah. She is a married, stay-at-home mother of 4 young children and it is her wish to inspire the love of reading and writing poetry in her children as well as in others. Her work has been published in The Story Teller, Eye on Life Online Magazine, […]


Strange Grandmother

11.28.11 Posted in today's words by

Mariah Boone’s most recent poem to appear here was Thirsty Elbows (October 2011). Strange Grandmother By Mariah Boone My mother-in-law Feeds crackers and cheese to my four-year-old daughter At midnight My mother-in-law says she wants us to visit But arranges no place for us to sleep that is safe for a small child My mother-in-law keeps her […]


Facing One’s Weakness

11.27.11 Posted in today's words by

Helen Losse is the author of 2 full-length poetry books, Seriously Dangerous (Main Street Rag, 2011), Better With Friends (Rank Stranger Press, 2009), and 2 chapbooks. She has recent poetry publications in Main Street Rag, Iodine Poetry Review, Wild Goose Poetry Review, The Pedestal Magazine, ken*again, Referential Magazine, and Georgann Eubanks’ Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont. She lives in Winston-Salem NC and […]