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New Orleans

04.30.17 Posted in today's words by

Demi Richardson lives and writes in Indiana, Pennsylvania.  New Orleans By Demi Richardson Cicatrix—(n) the scar of a healed wound; or, a scar on the bark of a tree; or, a mark on a stem after the leaf has become detached. A verse in Solomon goes like this: catch for us the foxes, the little […]


Becoming My Father

04.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Richard Schnap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Decision” (March 2017) Becoming My Father By Richard Schnap I put on the light blue shirt The diagonally striped silk tie Step into the khaki pants Slip into the wing tip shoes And suddenly feel transformed Into a man that I barely knew Who told me once […]


Stop to Think

04.28.17 Posted in today's words by

Maria Arana’s most recent poem to appear here was “Youth” (September 2016) Stop to Think By Maria Arana Once or twice, I stop to think of times gone by that shouldn’t have been Embers rush to shatter dreams seams which never heal Once or twice, I stop to think of times gone by that spoke of […]


Blindfolded

04.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Jaclyn Burr’s most recent poem to appear here was “Brown Eyes” (February 2017) Blindfolded By Jaclyn Burr Exhaling on your shoulder I turn to watch your face, grazing black sand on the ridge of your bronze cheek. Your black-coffee eyes stare at barren walls, lost in contemplation. When I ask what you are thinking, you […]


Secrets

04.26.17 Posted in today's words by

Bill Webb’s most recent poem to appear here was “Heart Failure” (December 2016) Secrets By Bill Webb You’ll beg to tell me At just the proper moment Indifference hurts too


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