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Insanity’s Invocation

11.19.18 Posted in today's words by

J. Scott Price’s most recent poem to appear here was “Required Reading” (October 2018). Insanity’s Invocation By J. Scott Price Sitting with today snuggled in my lap, I’m reminded of the time when my mind went away for a sabbatical from reason, leaving me stranded in a land where reason was a shade of blue […]

The Ruby Yacht of Homer Kayak

11.18.18 Posted in today's words by

Ed Zahniser lives and writes in Shepherstown, West Virginia. The Ruby Yacht of Homer Kayak By Ed Zahniser When your mouth on the mirror leaves no mist and you’re flat-out as a razor strop it’s too late then for a game of whist or to uncork your prized wine bottle’s top.

Wrapping your mind in paper

11.17.18 Posted in today's words by

Jenny Julind lives and writes in Bonn, Germany. Wrapping your mind in paper By Jenny Julind Wrapping your mind in paper Is no good news No matter If your digits rule Or if a thought Is of use You are in no need of Paint It blocks all Shiny things inside Causing you To hide […]


11.16.18 Posted in today's words by

Aiyanna Zareen studied philosophy at University of San Diego and also was an assistant art librarian. She lives and writes in Lansing, Michigan. Pleasure By Aiyanna Zareen Jewel-bright saris and bright orange marigolds a blue whale delves deeper into blue lemon-white saguaro bloom tangible sunlight      carding alpaca wool           apricots a shimmering hummingbird stops to sip wet […]

First to Bat

11.15.18 Posted in today's words by

Stephen Sinicrope lives and writes in Rochester, Minnesota. First to Bat By Stephen Sinicrope My whole team behind me, I tap the base twice for good luck, their cheers excite me. The pitcher twice my size grimaces under puffy eyes, throws the ball. I swing. Legs, core, shoulders, arms, all in perfect synchronization, a hearty […]

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