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Dancing to Twilight

11.26.14 Posted in today's words by

Kay Middleton and Mark Gooch collaborated on this poem.  Dancing to Twilight By Kay Middleton and Mark Gooch Sunshine, warmth on my face motoring carefree, radio blaring Suddenly a sound, a sideways impact, numbing …..falling music, …..familiar I know no one I see you walking toward me white flowing gown, skin fair eyes of blue. You hold […]


Heat Wave

11.25.14 Posted in today's words by

Nancy Scott’s poem The Light appeared here in May 2014. Heat Wave By Nancy Scott Rising before dawn to do a walking meditation, I try to repeat green planet with every breath I take. But brown grass crunching underfoot distracts me, and global warming worries keep me from focusing on my chant. My thoughts are […]


Bicycles and a Dog Park

11.24.14 Posted in today's words by

John Kaniecki’s most recent poem to appear here was Blueberries (August 2014). Bicycles and a Dog Park By John Kaniecki Curious canines shuffling paws Prancing dancing to an unseen band Softly sniffing each other As if bees delicately tending flowers Carousing In the most urgent business Of play Fetching, rolling, running Leashes unleashed Finally free […]


The Nightmare

11.23.14 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was Time (October 2014). The Nightmare By Murray Dunlap In time, it would all be the same as a nightmare: Faded, disjointed memory with no logic No meaning As it happened, however It scared the life out of me I became overly defensive Overly fearful But, new […]


The Political Lady

11.22.14 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Gallagher’s most recent poem to appear here was Season of Rebirth (October 2014). The Political Lady (The Reception) By Jeanette Gallagher The provocative young woman Enters the ballroom on the arm Of a white-haired man To attend a formal reception Exquisite in elegant pink ruffled gown She carries an elaborate fan Her upswept brown […]