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Strip Tease

04.24.14 Posted in today's words by

Lori Izykowski’s most recent poem to appear here was Spring Snow (April 2013). Strip Tease By Lori Izykowski Peeking from behind the shroud The world functions around me … Without me. Peeking from behind the shroud Glimmers of things I cared about Things that made me smile Peeking from behind the shroud An exotic dancer […]


Galapagos Tortoise

04.23.14 Posted in today's words by

Michael Estabrook is a recently retired baby boomer poet freed finally after working 40 years for The Man and sometimes The Woman. No more useless meetings under fluorescent lights in stuffy windowless rooms. Now he’s able to devote serious time to making better poems when he’s not, of course, satisfying his wife’s legendary honey-do list. Galapagos […]


Landscape of a dream

04.22.14 Posted in today's words by

Christopher Roe’s most recent poem to appear here was Taking Flight (March 2014). Landscape of a dream By Christopher Roe I stand on a beach of bone white skeletons dressed in the thin mist of the sea. You come to me riding in an old maroon beach wagon with battered wooden sides driven by my […]


Myth of Mother

04.21.14 Posted in today's words by

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux’s most recent poem to appear here was Let Grief Pour Out of You as if You Are Watering a Garden (March 2014). Myth of Mother By Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux My mother: ..Grandpa’s favorite, they both bit their tongues when laughing as if ..trying to hold a sneeze, slapped ..their legs ..rocking back […]


Two Beers Down

04.18.14 Posted in today's words by

KC Bosch’s most recent poem to appear here was Wishing Well (December 2013) and Stan Galloway’s most recent poem to appear here was Adagio in Blue (June 2013). Two Beers Down By KC Bosch and Stan Galloway Trumpet vine reaching through slats from sun-baked deck into cool dark tavern: two beers down, two cheers raised. […]