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My Way Home

11.25.16 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Hidden Heroes” (October 2016) My Way Home By Laura Zucca-Scott A blue hotel light fights against the sunset Down the street, the arches of the old theater host particles of nobility, echoes of music and delight This used to be my shortcut home along the sidewalk worn […]


Angel Practice

11.24.16 Posted in today's words by

Cary Lynne’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sunday” (August 2016)  Angel Practice By Cary Lynne Before we become Angels, what should we do? Make amends? Difficult with time gone by. Ask forgiveness? That’s an everyday thing⏤to ask forgiveness. New day, new goof-ups. Rationalize so we feel good? Probably some, since we have to get […]


Lifelong Dream

11.23.16 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Searing” (September 2016)  Lifelong Dream By Murray Dunlap We make dreams We keep the best of them Now and then, we attain our goal I dreamt of becoming a writer I am one I dreamt of bringing people joy I have I dreamt of finding my […]


Following the Moon

11.22.16 Posted in today's words by

Hadley Hury’s most recent poem to appear here was “Dailiness” (October 2016)  Following the Moon By Hadley Hury As we watch the seasons pass we try to believe in the rightness of letting go— but what we always want is to keep. Since you first showed me almost three decades ago what happiness could really be, […]


The Sonnet of Syringa

11.21.16 Posted in today's words by

E.V. Wyler’s most recent poem to appear here was “Arrivals” (October 2016)  The Sonnet of Syringa By E.V. Wyler Like the lands of the youthful Euphrates, our fertile flora’s libido is spent while fully blossomed lavender ladies seductively secrete their springtime scent. Legend claims lilacs once thwarted a rape: Those fragrant florets they flirtingly flaunt […]