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Frida Kahlo’s Leg

03.21.19 Posted in today's words by

Julieta Corpus’ most recent poem to appear here was “O’Keeffe: Intimacies of the Heart” (July 2016).  Frida Kahlo’s Leg By Julieta Corpus Loving hands submerge me Into a small tub filled With warm, walnut water. Her mother’s home remedy For polio, a temporary salve Staving off flesh pried open To reveal a fiery canal Of […]


03.20.19 Posted in today's words by

Lee Woodman’s most recent poem to appear here was “One Touched Me on the Shoulder” (November 2018).  Sorrow By Lee Woodman Loud bump outside my apartment window— a common city pigeon returns repeatedly. Twigs, straw, leaves take shape of a saucer, dotted with downy feathers from her underbelly. What’s to admire about this creature on […]

Sunset After Storm

03.19.19 Posted in today's words by

Susan Gabbay’s most recent poem to appear here was “Aging” (September 2018). Sunset After Storm By Susan Gabbay Cats had gone to ground Under the bed with thunder’s first roll. Sky grew dark High wind tossed the trees Rain sheeted down. After the storm was over Clouds were lit With an eerie sunset glow Of […]

Too Bright

03.18.19 Posted in today's words by

Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal lives and writes in West Covina, California. Too Bright By Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal The moon is too bright. The sea cannot hide. The tremoring fish and lone unicorn blush. The sky floats and the huge moon eclipses with the sun. Walking alone, I don’t look up.

Her Mermaid

03.17.19 Posted in today's words by

Sandy Patton’s most recent poem to appear here was “In Dreams” (November 2017).  Her Mermaid By Sandy Patton In early years, her Mama’s attempts to brush and comb through wild, untamed locks proved futile.  She prayed neighbors wouldn’t call the police upon hearing the theatrical shrieks of pain coming from her child at bath time. […]

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