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Randomness

09.11.19 Posted in today's words by

Rosalind Kaliden’s most recent poem to appear here was “April Morning, 2016” (August 2019). Randomness By Rosalind Kaliden Outside my window the last of autumn’s sumac leaves stick to the branch’s crown, like the red tail feathers of the eponymous hawk diving toward a mole. Two thin-skinned grapes, bridged by an inch of rinse water […]


Homage to the Mexican Muralists

09.10.19 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to appear here was “Leaving Oaxaca” (August 2019).  Homage to the Mexican Muralists (Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City) By Max Reif I cannot know the nightmareout of whichthe world was wakingas I was takingbirth. These artists try to tell. They tell. But I am deaf to hear. I can’t […]


Ode to a Kohlrabi

09.09.19 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here was “Moon Talk” (August 2019).  Ode to a Kohlrabi By Charlene James-Duguid Well, Think of what its like to be an undistinguished, unloved, unappreciated, left in the grocery bin, Vegetable. Add to that a name That, though it rolls off the tongue, Rhymes with nothing else romantic, […]


Authors of Time

09.08.19 Posted in today's words by

Michael Copeland’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sea Glass” (August 2019).  Authors of Time By Michael Copeland If Oscar was Wilde and Thornton was Wilder and Dorian was definitely Gray, could mere mortal men, in haste, and in time, be inspired by St. Vincent Millay. True believers in writings by Washington Irving and […]


TV Berates the Snob

09.07.19 Posted in today's words by

Alexander Morgan lives and writes in Birmingham, Michigan, USA.  TV Berates the Snob By Alexander Morgan He was not of an age but for all time! —Ben Jonson on Shakespeare For decades, you took me for granted. Called me a wasteland. Made me cry. Your waist hasn’t always been to brag about. Just sayin’. You […]


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