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I saw a light

06.12.10 Posted in Contributor Series 5, today's words by

Gianluca D’Elia is on the verge of big things. He is graduating from 8th grade and preparing to begin high school! You’ve read his work here before, most recently his poem Sojourn, which was part of Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae. Congratulations Gianluca! We are all looking forward to hearing about the great things you’re going […]


Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae, Circling Creativity

06.08.10 Posted in Contributor Series 5, today's words by

Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae Circling Creativity By Jeanette Gallagher I am the I am waiting to be born Still connected to my mother’s womb Attempting to leave the breast That holds no milk for me Waiting for contractions to force me From constrictions of a crowded belly Circling within spirals of creativity Afraid to […]


Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae, untitled

06.08.10 Posted in Contributor Series 5, words to linger on by

Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae untitled By BR Belletryst I. Bottle fed from Mother Goose’s pinion; I romped in Dahl’s and Seuss’ playground. Frequent trips to libraries for paper hugs from literary friends Matilda, Stargirl, Julie and her wolves, I grew up with Brian Robeson, and shrunk again with Alice’s potion. II. Then fed with fire from […]


Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae, Average

06.07.10 Posted in Contributor Series 5, today's words by

Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae Average By John Sherer I am rich Easily amused Far from needy Lonely, but not alone I can smile And, often, can agree A little bit of money And comfort bought cheaply Not much to content Or making excitement Acting out of place Thrills both me and them Thread is […]


Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae, I Am

06.06.10 Posted in Contributor Series 5, today's words by

Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae I am By Jimmi Ware-Phillips I am “that” poet She who preaches peace Praying for innocents to be released I am but a leaf on the tree of history With strong roots, tall boots and ephemeral youth Let me share some truth I am a black redhead with brown eyes I […]


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