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Another Gravity

10.17.17 Posted in today's words by

Nate Maxson’s most recent poem to appear here was “Insomnia” (August 2016) Hear Nate Maxson read this poem (link downloads an audio file): “Another Gravity” by Nate Maxson Another Gravity By Nate Maxson There is a black hole in the forest’s very middle We know that But it is not polite to speak of it […]


The VOC of the Trees

10.16.17 Posted in today's words by

Devon Balwit’s most recent poem to appear here was “Fine Line” (February 2017) The VOC of the Trees By Devon Balwit             I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak             for the trees for the trees have no tongues.                             […]


Tribanj

10.15.17 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Last Sunset” (July 2017) Tribanj By Laura Zucca-Scott Tribanj had a pirate’s patch on his eye And a matching ring on his tail He was my best friend A boy and a dog We shared secrets We went on adventures When he was still a puppy Tribanj […]


Late Bloomer

10.14.17 Posted in today's words by

William C. Ross’ most recent poem to appear here was “Curtain” (March 2017) Late Bloomer By William C. Ross What’s your story, morning glory? Aren’t we a tad dilatory? The sunflowers flowered with the sun, And you’re still curled at half-past-one. A rose arose with a sweet aroma, And here you are in floral coma. That […]


Deny Friday 13

10.13.17 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here were six haikus in September 2017. Deny Friday 13 By Charlene James-Duguid Deny Friday 13 Its power, snub your nose, stamp foot, Make it crash aloft. Prove you’re bigger, Great. Untrampled by numbers On a monthly page. Refute each classic Myth looming larger than real life. Gods […]