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Witching Hour

11.18.17 Posted in today's words by

Nate Maxson’s most recent poem to appear here was “Another Gravity” (October 2017) Hear Nate Maxson read this poem below: witching hour Witching Hour By Nate Maxson There’s a peripheral animal Blinking here and not On the edge of my 3AM The ambiguous rapture approaches, just let me put on some pants A stag with […]


The Last Waltz

11.17.17 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Tribanj” (October 2017) The Last Waltz By Laura Zucca-Scott Will we all be waiting around? A parody of the Titanic Waltzing to a familiar tune Or will we all scream in terror Running against the rising waters? When the sun sets The children seek comfort In […]


Endoscopy

11.16.17 Posted in today's words by

Simon Fleischer’s most recent poem to appear here was “A Game of Catch” (July 2017) Endoscopy By Simon Fleischer The image of a camera snaking down my daughter’s throat— winking around her digestive curves— hungry flower blooming around corners— I remember how she looked turned on her side, mouthpiece stretching her face into a startled, […]


Rib Cage

11.15.17 Posted in today's words by

Susie Sweetland Garay’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Necessity of Rage” (August 2017) Rib Cage By Susie Sweetland Garay You are protectors, (but protection is an illusion, so where does that leave us?) You look like a cage but your bars act instead as cracks so we can live in both shadow […]


Great Scots

11.14.17 Posted in today's words by

Michael Copeland’s most recent poem to appear here was “You and I” (September 2017) Great Scots By Michael Copeland Pipes are blowing mountain echoes as the blue Gaelic moon plays the passion strings of love’s sweet song. For the Scottish story is one of joy, banner waving, and excitement. A love of country, land, and […]


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