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The Mortician

10.31.17 Posted in today's words by

Josh Seymour’s most recent poem to appear here was “Karma” (October 2017) The Mortician By Josh Seymour It was another dreary night in the morgue— far different from the beautiful morning before I had to come into work. Now and then someone will reach my slab that I feel close to in some way or another. […]


Magic markers on my deck

10.30.17 Posted in today's words by

Cary Lynne’s most recent poem to appear here was “Who” (August 2017) Magic markers on my deck By Cary Lynne Alone in a country home oh so lovely in the light but upon the coming night the clown appeared it came and went obeying an aberrant schedule for maximum fear very clever how to report what isn’t […]


The Plank

10.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Thom Young’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Beach” (August 2017) The Plank By Thom Young the other night was our last night together, and when I laid her under the wooden planks from centuries ago, the angels sang a song everybody loves but nobody remembers. and even her ghost is quiet now. and […]


In the Gloom

10.28.17 Posted in today's words by

Linda Powell lives and writes in Kansas. In the Gloom By Linda Powell He walked through the door and found a nothingness, like the set of a silent movie being filmed in black and white. In the gloom, he found a window and pulled back gathered curtains. Slender beams of light exposed a million specks of […]


Invitation to the Dance

10.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Howard F. Stein’s most recent poem to appear here was “Hands” (September 2017) Invitation to the Dance By Howard F. Stein after Carl Maria von Weber Dry leaves, partner with wind, swirl, twirl, skip, scrape in their dance to an orchestra conducted by wind— dance in the open, dance in corners where curbs and walls meet. […]


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