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Shorebirds

09.30.16 Posted in today's words by

Moriah LaChapell’s most recent poem to appear here was “Love’s Succession” (April 2013)  Shorebirds By Moriah LaChapell My father taught me the language of birds. the signals in primal movement and sound. The significance of wings and trills transferred through trees, across water. Tonight after we spoke, I watched loons float across water as a boat […]


The Reservoir

09.29.16 Posted in today's words by

James H. Duncan’s most recent poem to appear here was “Red Tulip” (February 2012)  The Reservoir By James H. Duncan dawn blue water where jagged pines bleed mirror images across sparkling ripples, mallards shattered the skin, and motes of summer hang in the air the scent of wet earth and mud dreams or hallucinations? seasons or […]


I Get What Lonely is About

09.28.16 Posted in today's words by

Dale Leffler’s most recent poem to appear here was “High Mileage Low Maintenance” (July 2016)  I Get What Lonely is About By Dale Leffler I get what lonely is about it’s about a singleness of existence an absence of the other the overwhelming loudness of the quiet. Sharing decades with one other expands one’s sphere of […]


Childhood

09.27.16 Posted in today's words by

Sushant Supriye’s most recent poem to appear her was “fear” (August 2016)  Childhood (Hindi title: Bachpan) Translated from Hindi By Sushant Supriye There was a childhood decades ago, A childhood full of mirth and laughter. An innocent presence beneath the sun, moon, and stars Childhood was the feather of a bird. Childhood was the colourful kite soaring […]


Dear Suki, Letter A for Autumn

09.26.16 Posted in today's words by

A Pushcart nominee, Lana Bella is an author of two chapbooks, Under My Dark (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2016) and Adagio (Finishing Line Press, forthcoming), has had poetry and fiction featured with more than 250 journals, including Antithesis Journal, California Quarterly, Chiron Review, Columbia Journal, Poetry Salzburg Review, San Pedro River Review, The Hamilton Stone Review, The Writing Disorder, and Third Wednesday and elsewhere, […]