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Don’t go in the garage

06.18.18 Posted in today's words by

James Keane’s most recent poem to appear here was “On My Way” (September 2017).  Don’t go in the garage By James Keane A smile like love radiating from the man who was my father gently nudged you toward a mirage of hope, but not so far in the end from the frozen anguish enveloping you […]


Baudelaire’s Ornate Craft in the Time of Desolation

06.17.18 Posted in today's words by

Felix Purat’s most recent poem to appear here was “Stopover in Leszno” (June 2017).  Baudelaire’s Ornate Craft in the Time of Desolation By Felix Purat Baudelaire decorates his craft ornately, Churches of 19th century French that Blossom in gardens of Cosmas and Damian, Ironic notions of that poetically legal sinner indeed. Executors of beauties so […]


If

06.16.18 Posted in today's words by

Rajnish Mishra’s most recent poem to appear here was “I had a Dream” (April 2018). If By Rajnish Mishra Work is worship. It earns returns. Wives with a poet husband want his work to bring returns. Time invested in poetic affairs does not reflect upon account. Life’s short, wants unlimited, each second must count. “Don’t […]


Short Songs: Tanka Poems

06.15.18 Posted in today's words by

Ilona Martonfi’s most recent poem to appear here was “Old Rus’ Wedding” (March 2018). Short Songs: Tanka Poems By Ilona Martonfi white cherry blossoms wrapped in red silk kimono the sound of children my mother’s hand-stitched songbook singing “Sakura, Sakura” on a moonlit night wabi-sabi: impermanence peonies in glass vase framed canvas sitting on easel […]


Depression

06.14.18 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was “A Vision Only God Could Create” (March 2018). Depression By Jeanette Cheezum Noel had traveled down the dungeonous path alone. Hiding in a dark and lonely room when she didn’t have money for her Prozac. When she was overlooked for a raise; when the guy she […]


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