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My Greatest Ambition

07.18.19 Posted in today's words by

Betsy Martin’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Atlanta Review, The Briar Cliff Review, Cloudbank, Delmarva Review, Diverse Voices Quarterly (Best of the Net nomination), Green Hills Literary Lantern, Juked, Louisville Review, The Penmen Review, Pennsylvania English, Slab, Straight Forward, Weber—The Contemporary West, Vending Machine Press, and many others. She worked for many years at Skinner […]


Mindwork

07.17.19 Posted in today's words by

Jenny Julind’s most recent poem to appear here was “Transformation” (April 2019).  Mindwork By Jenny Julind I am perfectly Healthy Although I may Not yet look like it My body simply Needs time To get accustomed To it Creation works Like this All things that I feel And especially those I know Are far more […]


Junkyard Heart

07.16.19 Posted in today's words by

Keyote Wolf is publishing here for the first time. Junkyard Heart By Keyote Wolf Listening to you speak, I’m caught in the net of how I should feel, A storm should cut through my veins and leave me All thunder rumbling, heart: hot; all-a-boil, But I only feel the void of emptiness As you tongue […]


Why I Write

07.15.19 Posted in today's words by

Emily Koritz lives and writes in New Hope, Minnesota. Why I Write By Emily Koritz I am writing to save my life, I said. I said, I am writing to save my life.  to escape it, or keep it whole, two ruby slippers are this pen and this pad, click them together and fly me back […]


25th Testimony to Everafter

07.14.19 Posted in today's words by

Steven Minchin’s most recent poem to appear here was “#assange” (June 2019). 25th Testimony to Everafter By Steven Minchin I bought the fluff when I saw you’d gone giddy I reset my voice to raw so it was more poignant more pious when I met your black cooing succumb like an apostle bowed and wrapped […]


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