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Matthew Arnold’s Famous Poem

11.20.19 Posted in today's words by

Nancy Scott McBride’s most recent poem to appear here was “Blizzard” (August 2019).  Matthew Arnold’s Famous Poem By Nancy Scott McBride Once, my friend and fellow poet were talking about Dover Beach. We marveled at how moving and modern it is, though it was written in the nineteenth century. Do you know what the last […]


Black Ice

11.19.19 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here was “Tribute to a Japanese Gentleman” (October 2019).  Black Ice By Charlene James-Duguid Puny creatures leading paltry lives Trying to redeem our aged souls. Nothing is what it seems to be. Deceptive paths, trick-filled roads. Care places with no care. Canes that bend, chairs break. Falls bring […]


I write because #5

11.18.19 Posted in today's words by

Milt Montague’s most recent poem to appear here was “Hercules” (October 2019). I write because #5 By Milt Montague i write because . . . not for fame or dollars but I see so much hate and misunderstanding unnecessary poverty that I must protest love does exist people do care there is hope for the […]


Mockery

11.17.19 Posted in today's words by

Ruth Gooley’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sea Dog” (February 2019). Mockery By Ruth Gooley I mock the mockingbird’s call, take on her drill, double her chatter, treble her trill, blast out a whistle, shriek like an owl, rattle a passing cop, thrust my beak in her face, stake her perch as my […]


Separatists

11.16.19 Posted in today's words by

T.S. Hidalgo’s most recent poem to appear here was “Nightmare (die dancing)” (February 2019). Separatists By T.S. Hidalgo It’s not like waiting for the trial and that’s it. The answer might be in some other black box. Solid cold: burn the flags. All of them. A flag implies four states of matter: what leaves, what […]


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