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This path could be its echo

06.30.17 Posted in today's words by

Simon Perchik’s most recent poem to appear here was “You come by as if this dirt was once” (December 2016) This path could be its echo clings to your exhausted cry and once around one shoulder climbs, covers the Earth already those footsteps mourners will use follow as emptiness and not answer anymore or look :this […]


Stopover in Leszno

06.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Felix Purat’s most recent poem to appear here was “Amateur Cartography at the Bagel Shop” (April 2017) Stopover in Leszno By Felix Purat Across the flatlands of Greater Poland The clouds climb higher than progress in time: Cumulus sky gods peer in secret To see what’s become of their long-lost subjects, For even the smiters of […]


The Painting

06.28.17 Posted in today's words by

Zoe Maynard studies English BA (Hons) at the University of Northampton. Her poetry has featured in The Poeteer: A 21st Century Poetry Publication, Midnight Circus Literary Magazine, Les Rêves des Notre Ours, Indiana Voice Journal, The Anthologia, Aurora: EKU’s Online Literary and Arts Journal, and she has forthcoming publications in several literary journals. The Painting By Zoe Maynard It caught my eye like a fisherman’s […]


Heart Unwrinkled

06.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Patricia Asuncion’s most recent poem to appear here was “Nonnative Species” (April 2017) Heart Unwrinkled By Patricia Asuncion To keep the heart unwrinkled . . . that is to triumph over old age. —Amos Bronson Alcott Wind-scattered wildflower seeds percolate hybrid blossoms in unfamiliar fodder, rain to desert. Foreign buds find own fertile ground, root in lands […]


Purpose

06.26.17 Posted in today's words by

Howard F. Stein’s most recent poem to appear here was “Palpable” (May 2017) Purpose By Howard F. Stein   What is the purpose for my heart to beat if it’s not for you? What is the reason for my heart to break if it’s not over you? Every Don Quixote has his Dulcinea he hopes will appear to […]