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Black and White (for the too many to name)

06.02.20 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “Subway Stop C-19” (May 2020). Black and White (for the too many to name) By Thomas Locicero I never thought I’d hear those words again: “I can’t breathe.” How terrible the resound! A knee on a neck. The obvious outcome. Hearing those words and their repercussions, […]


Nothing

06.01.20 Posted in today's words by

J.B. Hogan’s most recent poem to appear here was “Are You Satisfied” (April 2020). Nothing By J.B. Hogan What was it for—the pain and sacrifice, hunger, work, dreams? What was it for—the cruelty and innuendo, harsh judgments of the self-righteous? What was it for—the years of devotion and self-denial, never giving in, never accepting failure? […]


Coal Covers My Soul

05.31.20 Posted in today's words by

Dawnell Harrison’s most recent poem to appear here was “Silent” (April 2020). Coal Covers My Soul By Dawnell Harrison An albatross of coal covers my soul— It will go black by noon. The demigods and the moon have Deserted me like an abandoned puppy In the 110 degree heat Of the Arizona desert. They want […]


Dreaming of Prometheus

05.30.20 Posted in today's words by

Rose Mary Boehm’s most recent poem to appear here was “For the Lover I Left” (March 2020). Dreaming of Prometheus By Rose Mary Boehm My legs are stretching towards the horizon. My head is huge. I follow my eyes as they bounce towards the sea over red sand. I am growing and begin to fill […]


Subway Stop C-19

05.29.20 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “My Uncle Joe Died Today” (April 2020). Subway Stop C-19 By Thomas Locicero There is a squelch announcing destinations. I no longer discern truth in voices, Garbled now as they are, as they have turned Their lips from my eyes, but in the moments When I […]


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