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A Vision Only God Could Create

03.17.18 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was “Today’s Youth” (October 2017).  A Vision Only God Could Create By Jeanette Cheezum It floated past her twice. She sat erect. Pale blue against her skin. Wings a flutter, strands of blond wispy hair tickle her shoulder. A cloud passes and the butterfly is gone. She […]

To the Mouse That Died in My Coffee Carrier

03.16.18 Posted in today's words by

Mark Fogarty believes, like Shelley, that poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. He is a poet, musician, and journalist from Rutherford, New Jersey. He is the managing editor of The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow and emcees the monthly poetry/music reading at GainVille Café, also in Rutherford. He has read his poetry extensively in New York […]

Nightmare for Two

03.15.18 Posted in today's words by

Frieda Landau’s most recent poem to appear here was “Dream Lover” (February 2018). Nightmare for Two By Frieda Landau She says “What d’you want for dinner?” And he says it doesn’t matter And they go a couple of rounds Till they’re both in a lather When they sit down at the table To the food […]

In the Heart of Town

03.14.18 Posted in today's words by

Alexa Findlay is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Riverside. Her work has been featured in El Camino College’s Literary Arts Journal: Myriad, See Beyond Magazine, Pomona Valley Review, Better than Starbucks Magazine, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Halcyon Days and Halcyon Days Founder Favourites and is forthcoming in The Quail Bell Magazine, Grotesque Magazine, and […]

The Damselfish of Hope

03.13.18 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Forward We March” (January 2018).  The Damselfish of Hope By Murray Dunlap A fish, new in these shallows Darts behind black stone An outcropping of pain The Damselfish of hope The time to heal Eases into saltwater swells The need for hope Swims in as faith […]

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