It's just poetry, it won't bite


08.17.19 Posted in today's words by

KJ Hannah Greenberg’s most recent poem to appear here was “La Douleur Exquise” (May 2019). Four By KJ Hannah Greenberg Stability costs— Flexibility less so; It’s simply dodgy.

Sea Monsters

08.16.19 Posted in today's words by

Beth Bayley’s most recent poem to appear here was “Island Biodiversity” (July 2019). Sea Monsters By Beth Bayley Last night we walked along the coast, picking up shells and taking sunset selfies, heading back toward the bus stop along the Siglap Canal, which opens into the sea and therefore is deep, with dark waves unlit […]


08.15.19 Posted in today's words by

Donna James lives and writes in Seattle, Washington. Ruminants By Donna James I walk a path to tight fit graves of strangers in the far plot where Cascadians like us come to bury our dead, no chemicals, no caskets, and it matters, that he lies with strangers. Not that I believe he’s here— only bones […]

With no ink and the nib

08.14.19 Posted in today's words by

Simon Perchik’s most recent poem to appear here was “As if by yourself the harness” (July 2019).  With no ink and the nib learning to dry as shadows and a dark room —what you stroke are the words before they turn black then emptiness, then yet her name is not something you dig for then […]


08.13.19 Posted in today's words by

Sally Toner lives and writes in Reston, Virginia. Debates By Sally Toner At age six, I learned about political division. I was a little WASP in a first-grade Catholic class. They had all known each other since kindergarten, while I started the next year with hand-me-down saddle oxfords. The presidential election was upon us, and […]

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