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Pressing

01.31.14 Posted in today's words by

Jeff Burt’s most recent poem to appear here was Socks (November 2013). Pressing By Jeff Burt In the library of leaves withered and compiled by wind and rake these short biographies of tree-limned lives give color as much as photosynthesis. In the red-bound cellulose I hear the dramatic operas of blue jays, those berating thugs […]


Beautiful strangers

01.30.14 Posted in today's words by

Dawnell Harrison’s most recent poem to appear here was Indigo blue night (September 2013). Beautiful strangers By Dawnell Harrison The beautiful strangers come and go whispering into the blackness of the wintry night as they try to fill up the emptiness that drifts along the faint light of your soul.


Dressed to Kill

01.29.14 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was Unhappy (June 2013). Dressed to Kill By Jeanette Cheezum Her sashay excited the room. No man unable to gawk. She slid out a cigarette. Watched them scamper to ignite. She’d just play it cool. Keep as many of them in the room before she escaped to […]


Dive With the Living Things

01.28.14 Posted in today's words by

Jennifer Greenholt’s poem Frozen appeared here in April 2013. Dive With the Living Things By Jennifer Greenholt One tire sinks in a pothole on the shell-graveled, rain-riddled road in the early hours (by vacation time). Ahead, an old man furls his flag against the threat of a storm. He lifts his hand in a courtesy […]


Going Out to Eat

01.27.14 Posted in today's words by

Jimmie Kepler’s most recent poem to appear here was Coffee (September 2013). Going Out to Eat By Jimmie Kepler Sweetheart, do you have a preference on where we go out to eat? …..No. Anywhere you want is ok with me, dear. Great. There’s a McDonald’s. They have a senior coffee discount. …..Oh, but look! There’s […]