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Lantern Light

07.22.17 Posted in today's words by

Susie Sweetland Garay’s most recent poem to appear here was “A fast burn or a slow unfolding” (March 2017) Lantern Light By Susie Sweetland Garay It’s been getting dark, so dark, these days and the cold is coming and the sun is so hard to find. Time feels short and particularly precious and at times it […]


Picture of You

07.21.17 Posted in today's words by

Caroline Brae’s most recent poem to appear here was “Suspended” (May 2017) Picture of You by Caroline Brae There is a picture of you Quietly stored within My little pink flip phone Sitting in my dresser drawer One of many places my heart resides I wear your gold wedding ring Secured on my finger By […]


Messiah

07.20.17 Posted in today's words by

Marc Carver’s most recent poem to appear here was “Today or Tomorrow” (June 2017) Messiah By Marc Carver She told me I should have gotten a haircut I looked like a messiah. “Maybe I am.” I said. But I could save no one least of all Myself.


A Passing Time

07.19.17 Posted in today's words by

Maria Arana’s most recent poem to appear here was “Stop to Think” (April 2017) A Passing Time By Maria Arana Whose time shall I enforce? A sparrow’s call to arms               or the tiger’s swift reply? Whose time comes before the sun               and […]


Where the Men Go

07.18.17 Posted in today's words by

Thom Young’s most recent poem to appear here was “Tricks” (May 2017) Where The Men Go By Thom Young where the men go, looking for non-existent jobs, and returning home to share the good news on the outside, but keeping the bad news on the inside. and tomorrow the men will go again, being the leaders […]