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The weight of the world

07.31.16 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sing Your Little Heart” (June 2016)  The weight of the world By Charlene James-Duguid The weight of the world Shoulders you, so you think.  No. Blame constant rain, Fool. We are all lonely. Mating snow goose style can help. Till God cuts the cord. Keep Grandpa alive […]


O’Keeffe: Intimacies of the Heart

07.30.16 Posted in today's words by

O’Keeffe: Intimacies of the Heart By Julieta Corpus Is it Spring out there? Is it Spring in here? Are you a tall Evergreen? Are you a dizzying New York skyscraper? Are you a famous portrait, perhaps? What scares you the most about death? Are you, by night, an imposing raven? Do you often speak in […]


High Mileage Low Maintenance

07.29.16 Posted in today's words by

Dale Leffler’s most recent poem to appear here was “Work as a Poem” (July 2014)  High Mileage Low Maintenance By Dale Leffler I once had a grey cap on the front, “Old Guys Rule” was embroidered over a V-8. I wore it daily On the back above the sizing tab was a saying, “High Mileage […]


To A Friend

07.28.16 Posted in today's words by

To A Friend By Austin Wallace In every dream I hear a distant rumbling. Maybe a cat walking on a piano. You’ve gone but I can still feel your presence off camera: doubtful but waiting to see what happens. Now I can confide what I couldn’t before: how at times I envied your terminal freedom. […]


Floating Body

07.27.16 Posted in today's words by

Pijush Kanti Deb’s most recent poem to appear here was “A Paradise” (April 2014) Floating Body By Pijush Kanti Deb It’s to be believed or not but a human body is to be flown like a kite in the sky caused by the restlessness of brain and its tumbling down to knee making head blank and […]


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