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My father as a little boy

07.18.15 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was Just a Walk–July 1943 (June 2015). My father as a Little Boy By Laura Zucca-Scott When my father was a little boy He took a train to escape the war The train was late and stopped many times Every time the fear of bombs grasped his […]


Description

07.15.15 Posted in today's words by

Harris Tobias’ most recent poem to appear here was Buddha (June 2015). Description By Harris Tobias I saw myself in the mirror this morning. Naked, old and wrinkled. I have spent the rest of the day interviewing adjectives To describe precisely what I saw Pasty and saggy came to mind. Strong contenders both But too […]


Ferguson, Missouri

07.11.15 Posted in today's words by

Erren Geraud Kelly’s most recent poem to appear here was Blue in Green (June 2015). Ferguson, Missouri By Erren Geraud Kelly A riot is the voice of the unheard. –Rev Dr Martin Luther King mingus’ upright bass rumbling anarchy like a volcano miles’ trumpet launching rockets at the status quo billie’s voice like fire, burning […]


Let Go

07.09.15 Posted in today's words by

Cassie Premo Steele’s most recent poem to appear here was Fruit (July 2015). Let Go By Cassie Premo Steele Your hands are bleeding from holding on so needy to what is broken and busted open. These shards can’t hold wine or even old letters or time. Time to let go. Part the sand with your […]


Doppler Effect

06.19.15 Posted in today's words by

Rae Spencer’s most recent poem to appear here was The Tracking (May 2015). Doppler Effect By Rae Spencer In the last months I heard grief coming Unwelcome engine in the distance Hauling its load of loss ever closer Louder and louder with each new symptom Roaring through visits and vigils Delaying my return to steal […]