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because it’s here

07.13.18 Posted in today's words by

Frank Cavano’s most recent poem to appear here was “Love Poem” (April 2018). because it’s here By Frank Cavano because it’s here because I’m here a Mercer song a chapel’s face a caring touch forgiving grace make me cry all beauty will because it’s here and then it’s gone because I’m here because I’m going


Soliloquy

07.12.18 Posted in today's words by

Gary Duehr’s most recent poem to appear here was “Postscript” (May 2018). Soliloquy By Gary Duehr Should I stay or should I go, That’s my question. What long-ago imbroglio Upset the balance of who I am? Mom, Dad? Anyone . . . anyone? It’s all the same In the end. I saw, I came, I […]


Happy Birthday

07.11.18 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “Table Wine” (June 2018). Happy Birthday for my sister, Lisa She rushed me, her pace as frantic as an old newsreel with its white sunspots and static hiccups, which were her cursed legs as one disobeyed the other; stumbling now, too, and just as abandoned, I […]


Orphan of Pride and Selfishness

07.10.18 Posted in today's words by

Shirley Jones-Luke’s most recent poem to appear here was “Theatrics in my Head” (May 2018). Orphan of Pride and Selfishness By Shirley Jones-Luke Ma did not want to be in a hospice. She voiced this several times before she passed. I was not there when she died  When she died, I was at home, on […]


Family

07.09.18 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Vulnerable” (June 2018). Family By Murray Dunlap Deliver my soul from pain Keep the angel at my wing Express apology to those hurt Empathy in the wake of my wrongs A better man, I choose correctly Better decisions Better life Healing is remuneration My revelation: God […]


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