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Believing in Gravity

06.12.14 Posted in today's words by

Karen Schindler’s most recent poem to appear here was Autumn’s Child (June 2012). Believing in Gravity By Karen Schindler skipping along the paths hugging trees greeting chipmunks with cheery high fives — roman salutes to squirrels of course — smiling, just smiling, soaking in the abundant green drawing life with every heart-felt breath every time, […]


Autumn’s child

06.11.12 Posted in today's words by

Karen Schindler’s most recent poem to appear here was Starvation Diet, published as part of Contributor Series 7: The Confessional Diary of Bone in December 2010. Autumn’s childBy Karen Schindler Born in freefallno safety net Scrabbling, slipping Sliding onthe crumbling edge Barely balanced The suck of theother sideblack and magnetic Time ticking Sharp secondsslicing joyfrom bone, heart, […]


Contributor Series 7: The Confessional Diary of Bone, Starvation Diet

12.29.10 Posted in Contributor Series 7, today's words by

Contributor Series 7: The Confessional Diary of Bone Starvation Diet By Karen Schindler The bones of my soul ->Visible<-  Sticking out under the thin    veneer of my smile Karen’s most recent poem to appear at vox poetica was Leap.


Leap

08.02.10 Posted in today's words by

If you read Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae (and I’m sure you did), you will remember Karen Schindler’s poem Wonder. You might not know that she has a poem in Fag/Hag, the second title of Sibling Rivalry Press. Karen writes succinct poems that say a lot but use few words. Leap By Karen Schindler The pain of a […]


Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae, Wonder

05.15.10 Posted in Contributor Series 5, today's words by

Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae Wonder By Karen Schindler I am a spring green shoot pushing through the soil warmed by the sun nourished by the earth entranced by the moon seduced by bees and butterflies I am kitten noses, puppy toes, baby’s first steps I am joy personified and each passing moment renews my […]