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Doppler Effect

06.19.15 Posted in today's words by

Rae Spencer’s most recent poem to appear here was The Tracking (May 2015). Doppler Effect By Rae Spencer In the last months I heard grief coming Unwelcome engine in the distance Hauling its load of loss ever closer Louder and louder with each new symptom Roaring through visits and vigils Delaying my return to steal […]


Incompatibility & Antibiotics Above the Equator

06.18.15 Posted in today's words by

Steven Minchin’s most recent poem to appear here was Someone Screamed Country [a special report] (May 2015). Incompatibility & Antibiotics Above the Equator By Steven Minchin You were the first boy I knew to die of chlamydia and run away to Brazil You were right when you left And I was left wondering if you’d […]


Just a Walk–July 1943

06.15.15 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was The Fabric of DreamsĀ (May 2015). Just a Walk–July 1943 By Laura Zucca-Scott A walk under an umbrella of oak trees The breeze cooling down the heat of a summer day Father and son talking about pirates and treasure islands The moss on the tree can help […]


Destination

06.14.15 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was Just Before Winter (May 2015). Destination By Jeanette Cheezum Moonbeams prancing on small bay ripples. Tree lined streets waiting for our journey. One mile, three miles, five miles, ten. Many dreams fill our heads. Hopeful plans, but not sure where to go. It’s out there we […]


Fruit

06.12.15 Posted in today's words by

Cassie Premo Steele’s most recent poem to appear here was Dreamwaves (May 2015). Fruit By Cassie Premo Steele I pull peaches from the trees and you say, Put them in jars. And I say, What for? The trees will grow more. You will, too. Eat all you want. There is no lack to what you […]