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Robin’s Egg Blue

12.19.14 Posted in Contributor Series 6, today's words by

John Kaniecki’s most recent poem to appear here was Bicycles and a Dog Park (November 2104). Robin’s Egg Blue By John Kaniecki Tense moments in the paint store Standoff Scrutinizing cards Of near identical colors Forty shades of blue and more Pick a perfect selection of creation Robin Red Breast singing Joyful harbinger of dawn […]


Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words, The Descent

10.09.10 Posted in Contributor Series 6, today's words by

It’s been a great series, and it all wraps up tonight!¬† Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words The Descent By Joseph Murphy As evening drew up I lingered outside, Waiting for what might jump¬† From mind to page. I must wake the slumbering body of these words. A stirring has begun! At my feet, […]


Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words, Handle

10.09.10 Posted in Contributor Series 6, words to linger on by

Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words Handle By Paul Hostovsky Because I don’t have anything to hold onto, because I don’t have a Bible or a family ancestor or two the way others seem to when the going gets a little bumpy as they say in airplanes flying around up in the firmament, a […]


Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words, Apology

10.08.10 Posted in Contributor Series 6, today's words by

Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words Apology By Stan Galloway Give me back the words I spoke that stung you like a hailstone in the rain. I don’t know where they came from, what imp urged the battle in my tongue, some malevolent, invisible, unwanted spirit. Give them back so I can grind them […]


Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words, A Harmonic Gallop

10.07.10 Posted in Contributor Series 6, today's words by

Contributor Series 6: A Currency of Words A Harmonic Gallop By Julie Ellinger Hunt a waterfall of selective adjectives ignites and unfolds precludes to another world at another time like a harmonic gallop. The story ignites a dust storm picking up pronouns and pretense, then freefalls into a tidal pool. Floating with fragmented sentences and […]