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Summer’s End

07.09.19 Posted in today's words by

Nick Hawkins’ most recent poem to appear here was “What I Loved About this Year” (December 2017). Summer’s End By Nick Hawkins Everyday is a Summer’s end, as ripened foils, we tumble heavy to the ground, laying shadows of lost opportunity and fayre, whilst the sunset tells us it’s time to bed down in this […]


Platinum City

07.08.19 Posted in today's words by

Hongri Yuan’s most recent poem to appear here was “Golden Giant” (June 2019). Platinum City By Hongri Yuan Translated by Manu Mangattu Assistant Professor, Department of English St George College Aruvithura, India Ah! Of iridescent gems of time The heavenly road you paved light! In a kingdom of stars, I found my home. In the […]


Bricks and Stones

07.07.19 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was “Ritual” (December 2018).  Bricks and StonesBy Jeanette CheezumI traveled life’s road dodging bricks and stones.When I arrived at a garden gate, I reveled for a short time of hope and sunshine.I brought children into this world with hopes of the fulfillment of their lives.They traveled life’s road, dodging […]


Bloodshed Worthy

07.06.19 Posted in today's words by

Penny Wilson lives and writes in Fort Worth, Texas. You can follow her on Twitter. Bloodshed Worthy By Penny Wilson Velvet petals soft as a kiss dew embraced with alluring scent intoxicate tempted fingers covet thorns ignored pain endured bloodshed worthy to possess such beauty


As if by yourself the harness

07.05.19 Posted in today's words by

Simon Perchik’s most recent poem to appear here was “You begin to sweat, for hours” (April 2019).  By Simon Perchik As if by yourself the harness half branches, half marble struggling to slow the moss and around both shoulders the crowd envies such a strength –a fake! what they don’t see is the iron bit […]


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