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Could We Be the Same?

12.09.18 Posted in today's words by

Barbara Tramonte’s most recent poem to appear here was “Come Home” (September 2018). Could We Be the Same? By Barbara Tramonte Could we be the same two people who took a canteen, it leaked, got on a plane went to San Francisco, got off the plane with no place to live, Rice Krispies and sardines […]


My Grandpa’s Moans

12.08.18 Posted in today's words by

Simon Fleischer’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sitting Alone in the Shul at Night” (December 2017). My Grandpa’s Moans By Simon Fleischer I Whereas at forty-five waking in the middle of the night is commonplace, at eight or ten the staccato of his moaning slumber-thump was unusual, so my upright jerk was followed […]


A Good Idea

12.07.18 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “La Libecciata/ Wind Storm” (August 2018).  A Good Idea By Laura Zucca-Scott Television images Flashing like deer on country roads If only my eyes were not so tired I could see and understand The rhymes and reasons Driving down the lake Seems a good idea Now […]


Old Photographs

12.06.18 Posted in today's words by

Ann Christine Tabaka’s most recent poem to appear here was “The One Who Wields the Sword” (November 2018). Old Photographs By Ann Christine Tabaka Trapped beneath a curtain of crepuscular remembrances, an eerie sensation—looking back on old photographs. A black and white specter of a life I no longer recognize, touched with shades of gray. […]


Aloof

12.05.18 Posted in today's words by

Michael Copeland’s most recent poem to appear here was “A Writer” (August 2018). Aloof By Michael Copeland Amidst the murder of crows she stood in stark solitude, a look of superiority upon her face An ashen figure, contrasting the ebon day, giving poetic credence to her very surroundings. High opinions not withstanding, a glimpse of […]


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