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No Mind a Whetstone

11.30.12 Posted in today's words by

Frieda Landau is a Virginia-based writer who works in various genres. She is a member of Hampton Roads Writers and The Poetry Society of Virginia. Visit her website.No Mind a WhetstoneBy Frieda Landau No mind a whetstone to my ownAllusions fly past uncaughtPleasures of the mindPleasures of the bodyInextricably intertwinedBuried in your graveNothing to fill the […]


Greatest sin

11.29.12 Posted in today's words by

Kenneth Weene’s most recent poem to appear here was Lowery day (July 2012).Greatest sinBy Kenneth Weene A glimpse, a touch, a fleeting whiff of scent;you spoke, but not to me, a word upon the winds.For years I’ve yearned to taste your loveand loving you became my greatest sin.


In the fall

11.29.12 Posted in words to linger on by

Helen Losse’s most recent poem to appear here was Facing One’s Weakness(November 2011).  In the fallBy Helen Losse 1. September’s saddle shoesdefine our school days, when it’s still too hotto wear new clothes, but before the month is over,cool wind blows the leaves, now red & golden. 2. October’s Halloweenwill surely bring rain. Dried corn and […]


Mirrored

11.28.12 Posted in today's words by

Christopher Roe’s most recent poem to appear here was Night Noises (September 2012).MirroredBy Christopher Roe If you stand just rightbetween two mirrorsyou go on forever. It’s an immortalityof reflected glorysignifying nothing. You becomethe middlemanto infinity. Individual clonesin separate roomsmimic each other. Bouncing off silvered backto silvered backwhere front can see the back. Until you can’t tellif you […]


#11 by Joshua Burton

11.27.12 Posted in today's words by

Joshua Burton’s most recent poem to appear here was #6 (November 2012). #11 By Joshua Burton I shall not die My wings won’t be cut Though my heart needs gravity This bird knows no limitations