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A Few Hermit Clouds

03.25.20 Posted in today's words by

Jeremy Szuder lives and writes in Glendale, California. A Few Hermit Clouds By Jeremy Szuder It was a full 8 hours of breathing in and out and the universe expanded, although only mere millimeters, but it still had proof to show; the taciturn rolling rib cage that invisibly wrapped itself around my peripheral like the […]


Little Red Riding Hood’s Mother

03.24.20 Posted in today's words by

Claire Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Once Called” (February 2020). Little Red Riding Hood’s Mother By Claire Scott You have got to be kidding. Sending a little girl out by herself to walk through a deep dark woods. To bring food to her sick Granny. A red cape to be sure she […]


Oratory Redefined

03.23.20 Posted in today's words by

KJ Hannah Greenberg’s most recent poem to appear here was “Perturbation” (February 2020). Oratory Redefined By KJ Hannah Greenberg Life’s ramming into the intestines of hapless publics hurts. Feelings not wrought from paillette fabric nor spun from silk Create patterns that cannot be dried in herbal sheds or laundromats. Plus, addressing humanity’s unfortunate glut of […]


Love in the Time of COVID-19

03.22.20 Posted in today's words by

Ed Zahniser’s most recent poem to appear here was “Gestalt Declaration of Co-Dependence” (June 2019). Love in the Time of COVID-19 By Ed Zahniser At the grocery store, toilet-paper shelves were bare, while at our public library staff wondered why their patrons asked: “Do you have any books printed on soft papers?” Many were first-time […]


Advice from the Tarot: Two of Pentacles

03.21.20 Posted in today's words by

Katy Rydell lives and writes in Portland, Maine. Advice from the Tarot: Two of Pentacles By Katy Rydell Juggle the balls up and down Keep your balance Feel your weight Shift your feet None of this will last forever All you can do is stagger about stay in motion entertain and not drown


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