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secrets

07.19.19 Posted in today's words by

Jacob Greb lives and writes in Toronto, Canada.  secrets By Jacob Greb voyage of secrets in the tombstones of my eyes the dam that keeps the crashing waves from flooding there is no trickle as a hostage taken into obscurity, taped and ravaged that noose that’s holding my life unable to spill the truth the […]


My Greatest Ambition

07.18.19 Posted in today's words by

Betsy Martin’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Atlanta Review, The Briar Cliff Review, Cloudbank, Delmarva Review, Diverse Voices Quarterly (Best of the Net nomination), Green Hills Literary Lantern, Juked, Louisville Review, The Penmen Review, Pennsylvania English, Slab, Straight Forward, Weber—The Contemporary West, Vending Machine Press, and many others. She worked for many years at Skinner […]


Mindwork

07.17.19 Posted in today's words by

Jenny Julind’s most recent poem to appear here was “Transformation” (April 2019).  Mindwork By Jenny Julind I am perfectly Healthy Although I may Not yet look like it My body simply Needs time To get accustomed To it Creation works Like this All things that I feel And especially those I know Are far more […]


Junkyard Heart

07.16.19 Posted in today's words by

Keyote Wolf is publishing here for the first time. Junkyard Heart By Keyote Wolf Listening to you speak, I’m caught in the net of how I should feel, A storm should cut through my veins and leave me All thunder rumbling, heart: hot; all-a-boil, But I only feel the void of emptiness As you tongue […]


Why I Write

07.15.19 Posted in today's words by

Emily Koritz lives and writes in New Hope, Minnesota. Why I Write By Emily Koritz I am writing to save my life, I said. I said, I am writing to save my life.  to escape it, or keep it whole, two ruby slippers are this pen and this pad, click them together and fly me back […]


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