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I Wrote My To-Do List Next to My Suicide Note

09.23.18 Posted in today's words by

Josh Dale’s most recent poem to appear here was “Parallel to the Storm” (April 2018). I Wrote My To-Do List Next to My Suicide Note By Josh Dale I’m clinically depressed. I know it. No other human needs to tell me the truth. I’m waning too quickly for the tide to say: ‘I’m Sorry For […]


Counting Time

09.22.18 Posted in today's words by

Ann Christine Tabaka’s most recent poem to appear here was “One More Ride” (July 2018).  Counting Time By Ann Christine Tabaka Time counted on fingers no more, the ancient one has come home to roost. Amidst dying embers and fading light, candles flicker in the window still. It is not the way of man to […]


The Evolution of the Law

09.21.18 Posted in today's words by

Gary Beck’s most recent poem to appear here was “Vistas of History” (August 2018).  The Evolution of the Law By Gary Beck In ancient Athens citizens went to the lawcourts to settle endless disputes that in a democracy couldn’t be resolved arbitrarily. In modern America citizens hire lawyers to settle endless disputes that always profit […]


Beneath Contempt

09.20.18 Posted in today's words by

Mary Ann Dimand’s most recent poem to appear here was “A Matter of Gravity” (August 2018).  Beneath Contempt By Mary Ann Dimand There they go, the gay destroyers, laughing and prancing, flicking skirt fringe and sharp nails into pain-dimmed eyes. Crawling in my muck, I bend again to comb the soil. Some of the seedlings […]


Please don’t understand

09.19.18 Posted in today's words by

Lou Pugliese’s most recent poem to appear here was “For someone, maybe” (May 2014).  Please don’t understand By Lou Pugliese Perhaps you share my addiction We’d never speak of it if you did It’s at peace for me today having been recently fed It’s diet of rotten flesh and broken dreams I know: “you’re as […]


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