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02.15.19 Posted in today's words by

Miguel Jacq’s most recent poem to appear here was “Ten Days at Sea” (July 2013). Air By Miguel Jacq unwrapped the new notebook to find lone wolf lash gone rogue— what could I have been reading if not your un-penned poem, born back into light, blank canvas to blinking? it blew away — all the […]


Penny Thoughts

02.14.19 Posted in today's words by

John Delaney’s most recent poem to appear here was “Dream Batter” (December 2018).  Penny Thoughts By John Delaney Scooped from my pocket, you make me realize, by coin-cidence, how time is loosely spent. We were minted in the same year: a wheat cent and a baby boomer. Awash in the world, we lost our luster […]


. . . That Turns Us When We’re Turned Away

02.13.19 Posted in today's words by

Steven Minchin’s most recent poem to appear here was “Poet Station Approach” (December 2018). . . . That Turns Us When We’re Turned Away By Steven Minchin After she told us that next she’ll say I’ve no comment We asked her to explain . . . . . . Spinning away She yelled out to […]


Sea Dog

02.12.19 Posted in today's words by

Ruth Gooley’s most recent poem to appear here was “Painting Colors” (January 2019).  Sea Dog By Ruth Gooley Tan as driftwood and thin, in sequined sunglasses and a straw hat worn askew, bows of her bikini straps bolder than the small patch of her top, a young woman on the water’s edge. In her arms, […]


Phases of Fire

02.11.19 Posted in today's words by

Frieda Landau’s most recent poem to appear here was “Afternoon Delight (October 2018).  Phases of Fire By Frieda Landau The fire is banked No longer springing into flame At a glance, a kiss, a caress Conflagration searing the flesh Burning the self to ashes Until quenched by sated desire Waiting for the next flareup The […]


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