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The Soul

09.16.19 Posted in today's words by

Michael Copeland’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sea Glass” (August 2019).  The Soul By Michael Copeland Somewhere North of North in the dark New England wood a wandering soul encountered the sacred heart of good.  Hiding there amidst the trees, and moss of green and blue, the purest form of loving now a […]


Debt

09.15.19 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Stealing Identity” (August 2019). Debt By Murray Dunlap I created a hell on earth I fought to maintain I clawed my way out With help Having prayed for acceptance Brain injury and all I somehow managed not to die She threatened me with my life I […]


Day Come Lightly

09.14.19 Posted in today's words by

Molly Frederick’s most recent poem to appear here was “Power of Wild” (July 2019). Day Come Lightly By Molly Frederick The blue sky, and how it disappears into its own vision of tomorrow. Then the full, high clouds, piling in together, as they huddle soft with pink. How I enjoyed this day where the future […]


What I Do When the Train of Thought Stops

09.13.19 Posted in today's words by

Emmanuel Stephen Ogboh lives and writes in Nigeria. What I Do When the Train of Thought Stops By Emmanuel Stephen Ogboh I don’t always escape  The water-walls of my past—   Narrow, spooky alleyways. My mind wanders off and back,   I hear the squeaking of doors, The flapping of wings, splashes.   I see […]


The Cruelest Month

09.12.19 Posted in today's words by

Leah Stenson’s most recent poem to appear here was “Same River Twice” (November 2011). The Cruelest Month By Leah Stenson At first suggestion of spring the young shed their winter wool bare their supple, rosy flesh while, I, with hair the color of snow, button my coat at the neck.


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