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A Flying Saucer of Giants

10.13.19 Posted in today's words by

Hongri Yuan’s most recent poem to appear here was “The City of Gold” (August 2019). A Flying Saucer of Giants By Hongri Yuan Day by day the lightning in my body is waking up And flying to this mortal world, dark night like iron Seeking the Devil’s head, to make him into a skeleton of […]


. . . Vice Verses Who?

10.12.19 Posted in today's words by

Steven Minchin’s most recent poem to appear here was “32nd Testimony to Everafter” (August 2019). . . . Vice Verses Who? By Steven Minchin Who’s up? Who again is who Me? I sound like you And I’ll ask again So you can see you . . .


Spa

10.11.19 Posted in today's words by

Leah Stenson’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Cruelest Month” (September 2019). Spa By Leah Stenson At a spa where young people flaunt tight abs and toned limbs and women wear skimpy, stylish bikinis, as a septuagenarian with grey hair, sagging flesh and mid-drift barely restrained by one-piece Speedo, I wonder if I […]


Evening Walk

10.10.19 Posted in today's words by

Alison Hicks’ work has appeared in Eclipse, Fifth Wednesday, Gargoyle, Louisville Review, Permafrost, Poet Lore, and other journals. Her books include two collections of poetry, You Who Took the Boat Out (Unsolicited Press, 2017) and Kiss (PS Books, 2011), plus a chapbook, Falling Dreams (Finishing Line Press, 2006) and a novella titled Love: A Story […]


A Poet is Not a Priest

10.09.19 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “Wallace Stevens in Love” (September 2019). A Poet is Not a Priest By Thomas Locicero A poet is not a priest in a cramped confessional, for the sins of others vie to twist his words, to slip themselves into his biography. The poet is not a […]


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