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Are You Satisfied

04.08.20 Posted in today's words by

J.B. Hogan’s most recent poem to appear here was “Christmas Tree Street” (March 2020). Are You Satisfied By J.B. Hogan They fall without reason nor understanding, but you know why, you pull the silent trigger each day, pull it as if you were an armed robber coveting all the things you have taken from others. […]

Grocery Shopping

04.07.20 Posted in today's words by

Lee Doty lives and writes in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Grocery Shopping By Lee Doty I enjoy a good sit in a small café where the coffee’s hot and the waiter’s scarce and my brain’s poppin’ thoughts like a semi-automatic causing chaos in a village til it’s closing time. I enjoy a good look out the […]

On the Other Line

04.06.20 Posted in today's words by

Patricia Asuncion’s most recent poem to appear here was “Labor Daze” (September 2019). On the Other Line By Patricia Asuncion I wait for him to come to the public phone in the hall, the only government-sanctioned line to speak with anyone, my someone, in a dementia ward during the pandemic. I hear  his faint shuffle, […]

Business casual

04.04.20 Posted in today's words by

Jason E. Ybarra is an assistant professor of physics at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia. Business casual By Jason E. Ybarra I wonder if when this is over will we return to wearing pants?

Looking For That Miracle

04.03.20 Posted in today's words by

Michael Copeland’s most recent poem to appear here was “Vain to a Fault” (January 2020). Looking For That Miracle By Michael Copeland Throughout my life I’ve believed in hope that intangible feeling of tomorrow the knowing that a higher power exists Never has doubt entered my mind not even now in the midst of pandemic […]

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