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I write because #5

11.18.19 Posted in today's words by

Milt Montague’s most recent poem to appear here was “Hercules” (October 2019). I write because #5 By Milt Montague i write because . . . not for fame or dollars but I see so much hate and misunderstanding unnecessary poverty that I must protest love does exist people do care there is hope for the […]


Mockery

11.17.19 Posted in today's words by

Ruth Gooley’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sea Dog” (February 2019). Mockery By Ruth Gooley I mock the mockingbird’s call, take on her drill, double her chatter, treble her trill, blast out a whistle, shriek like an owl, rattle a passing cop, thrust my beak in her face, stake her perch as my […]


Separatists

11.16.19 Posted in today's words by

T.S. Hidalgo’s most recent poem to appear here was “Nightmare (die dancing)” (February 2019). Separatists By T.S. Hidalgo It’s not like waiting for the trial and that’s it. The answer might be in some other black box. Solid cold: burn the flags. All of them. A flag implies four states of matter: what leaves, what […]


Remorse

11.15.19 Posted in today's words by

Molly Frederick’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Visit” (October 2019). Remorse By Molly Frederick Spring is coming, and I’m not ready. The pieces are falling into place. Grass breathes better in a stronger light. And, hour by hour, the color green is considered. Then chosen. Forthright and wise, each crocus embraces its […]


Call Me God (I won’t mind . . .)

11.14.19 Posted in today's words by

Darryl Willis’ most recent poem to appear here was “Goodnight, Goodbye” (August 2017). Call Me God (I won’t mind . . .) By Darryl Willis Lately I’ve been missing sleep; a proverb keeps me up at night. When a long shadow springs up from the feet of the small, we’re gazing at a setting sun. […]


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