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A Handful of Lines for a Lost Regiment

12.26.16 Posted in today's words by

W.K. Kortas’ most recent poem to appear here was “Stravinsky 62″ (March 2013)  A Handful of Lines for a Lost Regiment The boys have gone to foreign shores, And it is silent in the glade, No more to fight their toy-sword wars Beneath the swaying poplars’ shade. In regiments finely arrayed They marched through town […]


Down the Trail

12.25.16 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to appear here was “Tightrope” (October 2016) Down the Trail By Max Reif I saw a man with a stick and a hat, and he was walkin’. He looked like he’d been walkin’ a long long way, and I asked him, “Where you walkin’ to?” The man said, “I’m walkin’ to […]


Mercy

12.24.16 Posted in today's words by

Richard Schnap’s most recent poem to appear here was “After the Thaw” (December 2014) Mercy By Richard Schnap I place your picture on the wall The one I took that spring day Beneath the magnolia tree next door Its blossoms radiant in the bright sun You were wearing the shirt I bought you Black with embroidered […]


The Hedgerow Fairies

12.23.16 Posted in today's words by

Lynn White lives in north Wales. See more of her poetry at her blog.  The Hedgerow Fairies By Lynn White Where have they gone, the hedgerow fairies in their harebell hats? I used to see them sitting under their leafy roofs stitching their summer dresses of poppy and mallow petals with long silk threads catching […]


Heart failure

12.22.16 Posted in today's words by

Bill Webb’s most recent poem to appear here was “Seeing the Horizon With You” (October 2014) Heart failure By Bill Webb I slow my heart That between each beat I might love you longer