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Benjamin’s Sack

12.20.14 Posted in today's words by

Stan Galloway’s most recent poem to appear here was Deciduous (November 2014). Benjamin’s Sack By Stan Galloway A hundred pounds or more, stuffed plump with grain almost to the bursting, each bag, assigned to one of many brothers in the Hebrew caravan set out for home, becomes the suspect in the search by panting men […]


Robin’s Egg Blue

12.19.14 Posted in Contributor Series 6, today's words by

John Kaniecki’s most recent poem to appear here was Bicycles and a Dog Park (November 2104). Robin’s Egg Blue By John Kaniecki Tense moments in the paint store Standoff Scrutinizing cards Of near identical colors Forty shades of blue and more Pick a perfect selection of creation Robin Red Breast singing Joyful harbinger of dawn […]


Lament

12.18.14 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was After the Epitaph (November 2014). Lament By Jeanette Cheezum Love surrounded us in this room. You changed my future and kept me from being lonely. With each heartbeat, it seemed as though time had stood still. I can’t leave this house; you are in ever inch. […]


The Conclusions of an Older Brother

12.17.14 Posted in today's words by

Charles Clifford Brooks III’s most recent poem to appear here was Overlooking Tom’s Garden (November 2014). The Conclusions of an Older Brother By Charles Clifford Brooks III There is talk of deep roots, water, born from, being married into, family. I only see: Loyalty, compassion, revenge, a particular strain of DNA. It is more than […]


Summer Chill

12.16.14 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was Summer Chill By Laura Zucca-Scott There is something about the cold In the summer that Catches you suddenly Impassive You reach out Shivering Heartbreak Can be mended But never forgotten