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Wild from the cold each splash

10.22.17 Posted in today's words by

Simon Perchik’s most recent poem to appear here was “Struggling against more turbulence” (September 2017) Wild from the cold each splash is already driftwood and though you lean into the sink each single cup anchors on its own needs to stay in the center the way every statue is filled with stones, smells from flowers and […]


She: In Desolation

10.21.17 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Troy’s most recent poem to appear here was “She: Lost in Esoterica” (August 2017) She: In Desolation By Bobbie Troy the loneliness was new her emptiness was real his death left her as desolate as a barren garden before spring planting


Today’s Youth

10.20.17 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was “Alone” (July 2017) Today’s Youth By Jeanette Cheezum Spiral curls, gauged ears and a ring in her nose. Tats on her arms hidden under her blue flowing gown. How will her cap fit over her mohawk? Six inch heels made of plastic. Clickety, clack across the stage. […]


The Wheel of Change

10.19.17 Posted in today's words by

Milton Ehrlich’s most recent poem to appear here was “There Is No Now in Waiting” (September 2017) The Wheel of Change By Milton Ehrlich In homage to Gelek Rinpoche (1939-2017) I honor my teacher while his flesh and bones burn, who showed me there is light in everything, He taught me there is only the […]


On the Lake

10.18.17 Posted in today's words by

Molly Frederick’s most recent poem to appear here was “Detainments” (September 2017) On the Lake By Molly Frederick Lozenges of ice nearly cover the lake. Shining, gleaming—sharp silver-slithered shapes vie with open water so cold and thick it’s almost another form of ice. Gray water slowly laps, before turning brittle. Emerald-headed drakes stand on drifting platforms […]