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Fishes and loaves

06.18.17 Posted in today's words by

Jeremy Nathan Marks’ most recent poem to appear here was “Guns” (January 2017) Fishes and loaves  By Jeremy Nathan Marks ‘That was his language.’ -Rick Moody (The Ice Storm) Sunday drives are passé rack and pinion wishbone suspension don’t possess the same cache In Cadillac Square the sawhorse holds sway. Boston’s aquarium expansion claimed the square […]


god stalks, as if you were hunted

06.17.17 Posted in today's words by

Erin Wilson lives and writes in Massey, Ontario. god stalks, as if you were hunted By Erin Wilson the first print, a wolf print, and i love it like a father. and then a deer, perhaps doe, and i love it like a mother. and then the tiny paw print two sizes my thumb, plus […]


Birth Flower of a Honeybee

06.16.17 Posted in today's words by

Barbara van der Vossen’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Inventors of Chess” (April 2017) Birth Flower of a Honeybee By Barbara van der Vossen My corner still needs tending Summer blend of grass grown high Shall I let it meadow for the moments I can’t quit my peace with silence held so it […]


Alaska

06.15.17 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “On Lagos Lagoon” (May 2017) Alaska after Theodore Roethke By Thomas Locicero As the world pulls me west, I feel I’m leaving Earth; Each mooring, quay, and berth Now day while I am night, Though destined not to rest On linen or on lace But ‘neath the […]


Conversations Among Friends

06.14.17 Posted in today's words by

Wendy Freborg’s most recent poem to appear here was “Forty-Year Friends” (October 2013)  Conversations Among Friends By Wendy Freborg My girlhood friends and I used to talk about boys, About how they made us feel and how to act around them. We also talked about our parents— How to keep them happy while doing what we […]