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Traveler Lost in City Center

05.20.18 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to appear here was “Traveler’s Replay” (April 2018).  Traveler Lost in City Center By Max Reif “A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many.” —T.S. Eliot I got lost in a great city yesterday, a traveler visiting for a few days. The city had been on its best behavior, showing […]


Lessons Emily Post Never Taught You

05.19.18 Posted in today's words by

Ruth Gooley’s most recent poem to appear here was “Novelty Road” (March 2018).  Lessons Emily Post Never Taught You By Ruth Gooley On the number 10 bus to downtown LA, Follow these rules and you’ll be fine. Line up and wait, no cutting, no pushing, Although it’s nice to let others go first. A quick […]


Suffering Speaks

05.18.18 Posted in today's words by

John Creekmore lives and writes in Suffolk, Virginia. Suffering Speaks By John Creekmore Suffering speaks in many voices And presents no single face, So that we might say, this is the one. For it is found alike in the halls of Hunger, and in the gleaming corridors Of gold, And is etched in the eyes […]


The Dream

05.17.18 Posted in today's words by

Nels Hanson’s most recent poem to appear here was “Escape” (March 2018).  The Dream By Nels Hanson Several times when watching clouds, twice terrified, I saw one puff of white assume clear face, archaic as God’s or Michelangelo’s, then another, another, partially, perhaps to form a final face, now starkest truth to be revealed before […]


After the Wars of Men

05.16.18 Posted in today's words by

Elisabeth Horan’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Gift of Not Being Me” (February 2018).  After the Wars of Men By Elisabeth Horan Risky is my sharpest razor. clean and smooth-bone skin Lights up your eyes and the night—I am not food But rules should be broken I am not medicine But by […]


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