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The Pull-Out Coyote

08.31.14 Posted in today's words by

Daniel Wilcox’ most recent poem to appear here was Two Hands (June 2013). The Pull-Out Coyote By Daniel Wilcox Seven cars full of gawkers, so touristy, Surrounded a rather chubby coyote Standing still in forested Yosemite. The excited travelers near Glacier Point Grouped in the crowded National Park pull-out Yanked up their cameras and cellphones […]


Cancer has a long reach

08.30.14 Posted in today's words by

Bill Webb’s most recent poem to appear here was Recall (June 2014). Cancer has a long reach By Bill Webb I held your hand Then we spoke of boys And embarrassment Thank God Mom and Dad never suspected Or we’d have never lasted til today. And while we reminisce The tubes stand silently attentive And […]


Curtsey to a king

08.29.14 Posted in today's words, Uncategorized by

Clarissa McFairy’s poem, La Mia Musa, was a vox poetica Best of the Net nominee in 2012. Curtsey to a king By Clarissa McFairy I’ve seen so many paintings of you and once in the zoo, Max peered into your eyes, mesmerized You stepped toward the moat dividing us and pawed at the water, holding his gaze […]


Beyond Tomorrow

08.28.14 Posted in today's words, Uncategorized by

Bobbie Troy’s most recent poem to appear here was Anger (April 2014). Beyond Tomorrow By Bobbie Troy if I could see beyond tomorrow I would collect my laughter in a jar and save it for those dark days (you know the ones)  


untitled XXXVI

08.27.14 Posted in today's words by

Donald Pachinger’s most recent poem to appear here was untitled XXXIV (July 2014). untitled XXXVI By Donald Pachinger observing the man-made pond from one of the many halls of the courthouse attitudes shift in the orderly row of trees