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Zoology

06.30.14 Posted in today's words by

Noah Hernandez wrote this poem. Zoology By Noah Hernandez Aardvark shuffles along the ground for food Bee’s humming in the wind Crap fills the air from the cages Danger is muted from behind the bars Elephants laze in the mud Foxes prowl their own land Gorillas stare passively back at the crowd How bored these […]


Buon Pasqua

06.29.14 Posted in today's words by

Sharon Poch’s most recent poem to appear here was Dark Ages (February 2013). Buon Pasqua By Sharon Poch The Mass is ended Go in peace to love and serve the Lord Sighing with risen relief, communicants trace the Holy Trinity on head and chest Resurrection over, the faithful file out, freed in lily-scented air like […]


Over

06.28.14 Posted in today's words by

This poem was written by L Ward Abel. Over By L Ward Abel She went quiet. There were photos left on the table between us, photos of back-forties and shortgrass and uplands and creeks. A map was placed beside those similes too. She went quiet. No quiver or tears or furrow. I felt out- landish, […]


What the Women Wrote, 5

06.27.14 Posted in today's words by

This is the next installation in a series of poems written collectively by women living with cancer. The most recent of the series poems to appear here was What the Women Wrote, 4 (August 2013). What the Women Wrote, 5 By the Women Who Know Heartbeat Feats I have done my best, my worst, and […]


The Good and the Bad of It

06.26.14 Posted in today's words by

Michael Roloff’s most recent poem to appear here was distemper (May 2014). The Good and the Bad of It By Michael Roloff The first blackberries are late this year– it was a late spring. The blackberries will be that much more plentiful in fall– most will rot in the early rains. Most did.