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Family Promise

08.31.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Peace” (July 2017) Family Promise By Murray Dunlap In a blinding fog I arrive at family promise My legs are sore from all my running around My eyes, seeing double, prepare dinner For the children without home Or love My fog clears as I watch them eat […]


Lifespan

08.30.17 Posted in today's words by

Nels Hanson’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Kiss” (July 2017) Lifespan By Nels Hanson Unlike the giant land tortoise of the Galapagos, ancient blue oyster or huge yellow clam with fluted double shell, stone wings that clamp unwary divers’ legs deep undersea, we’re built to age what feels too soon, spring and winter […]


She: Lost in Esoterica

08.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Troy’s most recent poem to appear here was “Places of Refuge” (July 2017) She: Lost in Esoterica By Bobbie Troy she spent her life in academia dealing with esoterica and lost herself somewhere along the way


Who

08.28.17 Posted in today's words by

Cary Lynne’s most recent poem to appear here was “Elliot” (July 2017) Who By Cary Lynne shall say I don’t belong since nowhere is the heart more crowded than in the lonely


Changed Climate

08.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Patricia Asuncion’s most recent poem to appear here was “Heart Unwrinkled” (June 2017) Changed Climate By Patricia Asuncion Chronic sickness pecks at the graceful, ripe skin that binds us. Pristine sprouts, untried cures, sustain delicate deal-making, but, dogged heat puckers harsh truths, spoils fruits before they ripen. Broken, unsorted turns of color settle in weighty […]