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Questions, Looking Back

05.21.19 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to publish here was “Morning Ablutions” (March 2019).  Questions, Looking Back (to the class of ’66) By Max Reif Why did we do all that? What were we looking forwhen we stood conspicuously outside our cars on summer nightsin our madras shirts, white levis and loafers without socksalong the parking […]

La Douleur Exquise

05.20.19 Posted in today's words by

KJ Hannah Greenberg’s most recent poem to appear here was “Entrepreneurs at More Than Six eBay Shops” (February 2018).  La Douleur Exquise By KJ Hannah Greenberg That farm girl was jonesing for a ticket far from williwags. Crusty enmity made her clumsy, but her future depended On her father’s vetting process. Any child assigned cachet […]

Meaning and Purpose

05.19.19 Posted in today's words by

Bobbie Troy’s most recent poem to appear here was “Memories” (January 2019).  Meaning and Purpose By Bobbie Troy when you wake up in the morning do you look under the bed for the meaning of life? is it there? perhaps it’s hidden in the closet have you found your purpose in life? maybe it’s also […]


05.18.19 Posted in today's words by

Daya Bhat lives and writes in Bangalore, India. Attuned By Daya Bhat Just in time just as I think no one must know my name like a streak of lightning in the dead ash sky like the hide and seek of a million times before you write the letters one by one. Now I think […]

In the Church of St. Giles

05.17.19 Posted in today's words by

Marc Tretin’s most recent poem to appear here was “Zipporah Addresses the Blossoms, Whose Music She Cannot Sing, But Moved Her to Make a Wig for Her Bald Mother” (March 2019).  In the Church of St. Giles By Marc Tretin the priests jest, that its chopping block was called the Maiden, for so many men […]

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