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Diversions II

12.14.18 Posted in today's words by

Gary Beck’s most recent poem to appear here was “Forecast” (October 2018). Diversions II By Gary Beck The harbor is calm, another peaceful day on my mega-yacht. Of course we never go to sea. That could be hazardous. You don’t know what could happen when you’re on the ocean. Some less fortunates may make fun […]


Lost Culture Overheard

12.13.18 Posted in today's words by

Judith Cody’s most recent poem to appear here was “Learning to Leap Over the Bulls” (September 2018).  Lost Culture Overheard By Judith Cody Simple domestic phrases can never sound so sweet as in the ancient family tongue; the long arrow that is the past bores into the very heart of childhood and beyond into quiet […]


Marooned Bells

12.12.18 Posted in today's words by

Michael D. Amitin’s most recent poem to appear here was “4 a.m. Zen Sunday Blue” (October 2018).  Marooned Bells By Michael D. Amitin Marooned on a couch brown raft-rocking lle-de-France Sullen blackboard jazz blowin’ from across the navy New Orleans seas. Slo-mo angels doing somersaults on my torn red curtain reverie in these broken Halloween […]


Riff

12.11.18 Posted in today's words by

Sanjeev Sethi’s most recent poem to appear here was “Fork” (November 2018).  Riff By Sanjeev Sethi Saltations of the generous kind place me in a position I’m in. If bound and bent to wreck oneself, no agency can upraise. You can’t live only for hat tips. There is no peace with pendulums. Spouse, siblings, the […]


Search for Love

12.10.18 Posted in today's words by

Search for Love By Lawrence Goldberg       For Aniol* I asked for my lover at her house, But she was nowhere to be found. I went up and down the street, Knocking at doors, putting on dumb shows Of my yearning. They drove me out As a man without mind. I asked for my lover […]


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