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Strange Currency

05.23.20 Posted in today's words by

Lee Woodman’s most recent poem to appear here was “Essence of Blackbird” (March 2020). Strange Currency By Lee Woodman If I could buy a sunset, I’d be rich in your scent— a dusting of salt and black opium. If I could purchase the memory, I’d wrap it in featherweight lace to keep it almost intangible. […]


Still, the Birds Sing

05.22.20 Posted in today's words by

Sandy Patton’s most recent poem to appear here was “Silent Rantings From the Track” (February 2020).  Still, the Birds Sing By Sandy Patton The quiet is deafening. Our vibrant city, so alive, so full of energy, now sits motionless, bathed in an eerie silence of a ghost town. No lanes of cars with drivers impatiently […]


You lace one shoe with thread, the other

05.21.20 Posted in today's words by

Simon Perchik’s most recent poem to appear here was “Exhaustion, crowding, this dirt” (April 2020). You lace one shoe with thread, the other as if this wooden spool could be held spin end over end and hold you by the hand, let you feel her body no longer moving as the careless tug in all […]


If You Believe in Me, I’ll Believe in You

05.20.20 Posted in today's words by

Elizabeth Still is an English and Education major at Bridgewater College who originally is from Marysville, Pennsylvania. She has engaged in creative writing and poetry over the past several years and is excited to apply everything she’s learned to her craft. If You Believe in Me, I’ll Believe in You By Elizabeth Still And so, I took […]


The Second Plea

05.19.20 Posted in today's words by

Laura Saint Martin is an emerging writer who is working on a mystery series set in the foothills of Southern California, featuring horses and their eccentric but brave owners. She also writes poetry about life on the autism spectrum, mental health, blue collar struggles, animals, and nature. The Second Plea By Laura Saint Martin My […]


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