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Leaving Ghost Ranch, NM

03.26.17 Posted in today's words by

Howard F. Stein’s most recent poem to appear here was “Crocus in Winter” (February 2017) Leaving Ghost Ranch, NM By Howard F. Stein  Faces and folds of steep mesas nourish my hunger for perspective. I stand in awe of you, spirit in stone. I cannot stay forever and sate my soul’s craving. I leave you for […]


echoes

03.25.17 Posted in today's words by

echoes By Sharon Lia Robinson i’m in touch with the echoes. the deep secret stones of  life’s dominion. sudden passage ways. the first storm of this winter; a haven. i have found the companionship . . . of a new form within myself. winter solitude finds expression. the voice of shadow. the heart of clay surrenders. […]


2 & 2 keep making 5

03.24.17 Posted in today's words by

Cary Lynne’s most recent poem to appear here was “last minute poet takes the stage” (December 2016) 2 & 2 keep making 5 by Cary Lynne Uncertainty is an unsought trophy I carry room to room the gold of memory seems plated cheap silver at best every belief I had of you hangs like broken balloons […]


Curtain

03.23.17 Posted in today's words by

William C. Ross’ most recent poem to appear here was “The Arts” (March 2015)  Curtain By William C. Ross When it’s time for the curtain, just let it fall. Exit stage right into the wings. No need to wait for a curtain call. At best, those are sometimes things. There’s no guarantee of a good […]


The Pragmatic

03.22.17 Posted in today's words by

Gregory Gunn’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Bard of Byron” (February 2017) The Pragmatic By Gregory Gunn Thinking of the practical poet, enormous as an elephant abattoir, clammier than old Ceylon; oh the way the world wobbles with all his vast grumpiness, lesser characters cower and greater ditch their mental power; how, hauling […]