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She: Owning the Air

03.31.17 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Troy’s most recent poem to appear here was “At The Fair” (February 2017) She: Owning the Air By Bobbie Troy she lifted her face to the air as if she owned it then looked down knowing that she owned nothing and belonged to no one


Tick Tock

03.30.17 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “My Way Home” (November 2016) Tick Tock By Laura Zucca-Scott The clock is ticking At the end of a long day Where all certainties Are lost Many battles Yet to come So many tears Still to shed I would be lost Without your smile And the future […]


To My Breakfast: An Ode to the Sense of Taste

03.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to appear here was “To A River, From the Window of Flight 1914″ (February 2017) To My Breakfast: An Ode to the Sense of Taste By Max Reif This morning it’s egg whites, corn meal and salt, cooked up in the microwave. We who are prone to obesity often disparage the act […]


Let’s Get Wild

03.28.17 Posted in today's words by

Let’s Get Wild By Dan Morey I want to weed whack In pleated pants. The nice ones You got me for church. Wouldn’t that be wild? I’ll do my taxes Without a calculator, And say something rude To the mailman. Wild! We can sleep past eight, And eat corndogs for breakfast. Then split a wine cooler […]


Death Divides a Life

03.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Wait (quiet will come)” (February 2017) Death Divides a Life By Murray Dunlap A red light killed me An old Murray A life divided A new Murray has amnesia An old life forgotten But a new Murray writes a book Marries a priest Moves often, moves on […]