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Musical Passages For Theatre Interludes

01.15.18 Posted in today's words by

Aaron Kent lives and writes in Praze in the United Kingdom.  Musical Passages For Theatre Interludes By Aaron Kent I sing the rhythm-struck gauntlet, the wax coated blade on the west of my pupils. From left-field a harp struck with all edges of solar’s Plexus—a pair of brothers in the diamond fields picking coal. I […]


Sour Patch Kid

01.14.18 Posted in today's words by

Maalik Howard’s most recent poem to appear here was “Nina” (December 2017) Sour Patch Kid By Maalik Howard First she’s sour then she’s sweet like a sour patch kid. Her sour is a pinch from a middle school crush. The tiny prick of pain is submerged by the joyous sentiment of her attention greeting you, […]


Tea-dark page of parchment

01.13.18 Posted in today's words by

Susan Davis Gabbay’s most recent poem to appear here was “I am as a child, lost” (December 2017) Tea-dark page of parchment Now framed in gold, We treasure you, for Once in Babylon Three hundred years ago A learned scribe Lighted his oil lamp Bent over ink, took pen in hand To indite these words […]


How We Learned to Be Men

01.12.18 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “33 Gun Purchases, No Red Flags” (December 2017) How We Learned to Be Men By Thomas Locicero I was raised in the houses of friends, consoled in the bosoms of their mothers. There, in safe-houses scattered about East Islip, I learned to have fun from the […]


Shadow Man

01.11.18 Posted in today's words by

Lynn White’s most recent poem to appear here was “Brenda’s Turtle” (September 2017) Shadow Man By Lynn White Hello there, shadow man. You have been behind me all my life. But now I can turn and face you, as I turn my life round. See your features, see what’s there, know who you are, then […]


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