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A Vampire in History

06.23.20 Posted in today's words by

Elizabeth Still’s most recent poem to appear here was “If You Believe In Me, I’ll Believe In You” (May 2020). A Vampire in History By Elizabeth Still Joined by their leader Who signed the decree, “We shall feast on Will, not Blood. It read back to history. Now, centuries past Sits a new table of vampirelings Young, feeble, and […]


It’s grass growing on the mirror

06.22.20 Posted in today's words by

Simon Perchik’s most recent poem to appear here was “You lace one shoe with thread, the other” (May 2020). It’s grass growing on the mirror and every Spring more smoke blacking your teeth –the dress looks like hers, tossed off piece by favorite piece and death not yet shoulders and hips —without a fuss she […]


A Single Cry

06.21.20 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Road Trips” (November 2019). A Single Cry By Laura Zucca-Scott What does it take to kill? To watch the life leaving In a shudder of pain and desperation. Is it the ire of a moment? Or is the slow deliberate action Thought and planned inside a […]


things fall apart / the centre cannot hold

06.20.20 Posted in today's words by

Rachel Amaru’s most recent poem to appear here was “letting go” (May 2020).  things fall apart / the centre cannot hold By Rachel Amaru when a plague strikes out of nowhere from a bat a winged draculean sucking creature things fall apart/ the centre cannot hold the aliveness of a virus a spit being capable […]


Birds’ View

06.19.20 Posted in today's words by

G.H. Mosson’s most recent poem to appear here was “Painting Break” (May 2020). Birds’ View By G.H. Mosson What is it like to be you, you with the bird’s view, lunatic of Spring? Trilling from the trees between dewed grass and daybreak above a stroller like me, you arrive twin-like and feather-light as squirrels munch […]


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