It's just poetry, it won't bite

Intoxication

09.30.14 Posted in today's words by

An updated bio: Jeanette Cheezum’s work has been published at several online writing sites and in print. Her work has been included in 14 anthologies and 4 books of poetry (3 of which have made the New York Times Bestsellers List). She has published 10 ebooks available at Amazon. Jeanette is the recipient of┬áThe Helium […]


Best of the Net 2014 Nominations!

09.29.14 Posted in today's words by

This year’s Best of the Net nominations have been submitted! Please join me in congratulating the nominees and read the chosen poems here: Andrew Badger: Shaving Dad KC Bosch and Stan Galloway: Two Beers Down Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux: Let Grief Pour Out of You as if You Are Watering a Garden Beth Konkoski: When I […]


Ring

09.29.14 Posted in today's words by

Richard Schnap’s most recent poem to appear here was Trinity (April 2014). Ring By Richard Schnap It came to me as an immigrant Debarking from a crowded ship That carried it far from its birthplace In a jeweler’s shop in Budapest Or Prague. He gave it a voice And when it came to me it […]


The trouble with being perfect

09.28.14 Posted in today's words by

Paul Goldberg’s most recent poem to appear here was Silly Sammy (October 2013). The trouble with being perfect By Paul Goldberg Perfect, that’s me. Every test I ever took, never had to read the book. Perfect in every way. So difficult to be this way. Learned to cha cha overnight. Learned to sky dive in […]


The Special Gift

09.27.14 Posted in today's words by

Mark Gooch’s most recent poem to appear here was Value of Life (August 2014). The Special Gift By Mark Gooch Every day is special as we traverse the present. We donate time toward building a life Anticipating completing our goals. Today, however, I chose instead to Locate a special token expressing my sincere devotion Perhaps […]