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Last Sunset

07.31.17 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Rushing” (June 2017) Last Sunset By Laura Zucca-Scott If this were my last sunset gold feathers on sleepy corn fields and green oceans roaring with might chasing life running by I would be sad but not angry leaving abruptly would hurt and missing all the goodbyes In […]


Hungry for Love in the Sludge of Staten Island

07.30.17 Posted in today's words by

Milton P. Ehrlich, Ph.D is an 85 year-old psychologist. A Korean War veteran, he has  published numerous poems in periodicals such as Bombay Review, Descant, Wisconsin Review, Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, Toronto Quarterly Review, Off The Coast, Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, and the New York Times.  Hungry for Love in the Sludge of Staten Island […]


Peace

07.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap dedicates this poem to his loving wife. His last poem to appear here was “Memorial Day” (May 2017) Peace By Murray Dunlap With a broken brain In a world gone mad I search for peace God sustains me And keeps me going For longer than I expect Nearly dead To newly wed Peace equals […]


The Kiss

07.28.17 Posted in today's words by

Nels Hanson grew up on a small farm in the San Joaquin Valley of California and has worked as a farmer, teacher and contract writer/editor. His fiction received the San Francisco Foundation’s James D. Phelan Award and Pushcart nominations in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. His poems received a 2014 Pushcart nomination, Sharkpack Review’s 2014 […]


Afterglow

07.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Ana Paula Amaral’s most recent poem to appear here was “The woman on the park bench” (June 2017) Afterglow By Ana Paula Amaral No afterglows rest awake in the blue Not anymore, not since the rain The golden hail echoed in the sewer And travelled the city I feel the cold breeze of night The […]