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The Morning After

01.20.18 Posted in today's words by

Gary Duehr has taught poetry and writing for institutions including Boston University, Lesley University, and Tufts University. His MFA is from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. In 2001 he received an NEA Poetry Fellowship, and he has also received grants and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the LEF Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Journals […]


As A Boy

01.19.18 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Haunted” (December 2017) As a Boy By Laura Zucca-Scott When you were a boy Your eyes were soft You smiled easily And laughed without fear Now you are a man Taller and stronger But I cannot see your eyes Marred by anger I wonder what happened […]


Blind Spot

01.18.18 Posted in today's words by

Olivia Soule is an MFA candidate at the University of Nevada, Reno and has published poems in the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal and Pudding Magazine.  Blind Spot By Olivia Soule  I think I’m going blind. It’s not that I have trouble seeing, I just feel the future coming in behind my right eye.  Now, you’re […]


All I Can Thank You With Is Words

01.17.18 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid most recently published two haiku here in December 2017. All I Can Thank You With Is Words By Charlene James-Duguid True friends brave the winds Bringing Nature’s selfless gifts Armed merely with smiles. Harsh infirmities Of their own, hidden deeply By a country wish Bill and Reva Jo Share, then share again, hopes […]


No One Left to Ask

01.16.18 Posted in today's words by

William C. Ross’ most recent poem to appear here was “Curtain” (March 2017) No One Left to Ask By William C. Ross Dying flames flickered in the old fireplace, and the hour was too late to add a log. He leafed through the worn address books— His, hers, theirs. The names seemed to need an […]


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