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A Singular Identity

11.26.12 Posted in today's words by

Frank Cavano’s most recent poem to appear here was Waiting for God, Oh (October 2012).A Singular IdentityBy Frank Cavano A fantasy chasing fantasies, a dreamdreaming–no more than these arewe who trumpet our individuality asif it were a something more than justa fleeting, feverish, picayune illusion. A fantasy made of wish, a dream offearful outcomes posing, ever posingas […]


This Time of Year

11.25.12 Posted in today's words by

Jean McLeod’s most recent poem to appear here was Wishing Home (September 2012).This Time of YearBy Jean McLeod my heart sips grief,less a delugethan a gentle rain.Almost enough are memoriesof heat lightning a thousand miles ago.Who, after all, would stay in Edenwhen there is a wider world?I’ll soon finish carrying this longingclose to my breast, like a precious childpull an […]


All Those Nooks and Crannies

11.25.12 Posted in words to linger on by

KJ Hannah Greenberg’s most recent poem to appear here was Not Entirely Becoming Grandma (October 2012). If you like this poem, you will love her book, A Bank Robber’s Bad Luck With His Ex-Girlfriend, available here.  All Those Nooks and CranniesBy KJ Hannah Greenberg Zaftig love, unlike other visages, thrusts adipose tissue sun forwardWhile many frail-looking smaller folk, […]


Pen Pal, 1974

11.24.12 Posted in today's words by

Maureen Donatelli’s most recent poem to appear here was 13 (August 2012). Pen Pal, 1974By Maureen Donatelli Here, the sun has just reachedthe rim, has found a ripped seamin the cloud, changing remnant snowfrom blue to gold. There, you may have just fallen into sleep. Maybe the moonis a crescent or full or a transit of darkness. […]


Gossip Girls

11.23.12 Posted in today's words by

Sandy Patton is a native Virginian who shares her home with her husband and 2 bossy, outspoken felines. She is a member of Virginia Beach Writers, a weekly critique group, and Hampton Roads Writers. She enjoys reading her work at open mic events. Her poetry has appeared in print at Stories From the Chapel, and […]