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Amnesia

06.06.20 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Debt” (September 2019).  Amnesia By Murray Dunlap Strange place this is Between living and dying Feelings of years past, like yesterday But feelings of closer times Vanished with no trace Where do I find peace in this unknown world Where do I crawl and say, this […]


Things we don’t yet possess

06.05.20 Posted in today's words by

James H. Duncan’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Reservoir” (September 2016). Things we don’t yet possess By James H. Duncan letters arrive in the mail ragged and torn and damp from miles and skies, blue ink bleeding and the words skipping out of existence beyond the torn edge of lined paper where […]


Which Knee?

06.04.20 Posted in today's words by

Jason Ybarra’s most recent poem to appear here was “Business Casual” (April 2020) Which Knee? By Jason Ybarra Which knee angers you? Which knee keeps you up at night? The knee pressed into the ground to elevate, or the knee pressed into a neck, to suffocate? Which knee angers you? Which knee will cause you […]


Existential Threat

06.03.20 Posted in today's words by

Joseph Powell’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Exonerated Five” (August 2019). Existential Threat  By Joseph Powell Breathe I can’t They won’t let me Live I can’t They won’t let me Be I can’t They won’t let me Exist I can’t They won’t let me Love I can’t They won’t let me Run […]


Black and White (for the too many to name)

06.02.20 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “Subway Stop C-19” (May 2020). Black and White (for the too many to name) By Thomas Locicero I never thought I’d hear those words again: “I can’t breathe.” How terrible the resound! A knee on a neck. The obvious outcome. Hearing those words and their repercussions, […]


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