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Reminder

04.16.19 Posted in today's words by

Megha Sood’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sometimes” (March 2019).  Reminder By Megha Sood Time is a gentle reminder of you a sepia stain on my white blouse Time gently scrubs you and yet you are here /always here/ like a nostalgia a whiff of that strong aroma in the middle of the […]


Three Triolets on the Course of Love

04.15.19 Posted in today's words by

M.B. Powell lives and writes in Union, Washington. “Three Triolets on the Course of Love” will appear in a book-length poetry collection later this year.  Three Triolets on the Course of Love By M.B. Powell 1 —after a line in Sara Teasdale’s “The Look” (1914) Were I sure they weren’t reflections of my own, I’d […]


No Coming Back From This

04.14.19 Posted in today's words by

James Diaz is the founding editor of the literary arts & music journal Anti-Heroin Chic. His work has appeared most recently in Psaltery & Lyre, The Ekphrastic Review, Quail Bell Magazine, and HIV Here & Now. He is the author of This Someone I Call Stranger (Indolent Books, 2018) and currently resides in upstate New York. No Coming Back […]


Broken Toy

04.13.19 Posted in today's words by

Joseph Spinelli’s most recent poem to appear here was “Monday” (January 2019).  Broken Toy By Joseph Spinelli While cleaning out the drawers I find a broken toy Lying next to a picture of me and my sister Smiling, we are five and seven and not yet broken


The Scold

04.12.19 Posted in today's words by

Barbara Tramonte’s most recent poem to appear here was “Solitude” (January 2019). The Scold By Barbara Tramonte A chocolate-covered cherry Drenched in liqueur In Seville Those three glasses of vino blanco That washed the sardines Down during dinner Are good, dear self I allow this macaron Nut turtle And drizzled truffle To delight me In […]


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