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Rings

11.06.19 Posted in today's words by

Jay Carson’s most recent poem to appear here was “Education of a Prince” (September 2019). Rings By Jay Carson around the Rosie, my sister and her friends made little-boy-me play and suffer. Later, when I was eleven, I tried to buy a girl’s dime-store ring for me because it was so beautiful. When I was […]


Buried Treasure

11.05.19 Posted in today's words by

Donna James’ most recent poem to appear here was “March of Time” (September 2019). Buried Treasure By Donna James We are broken up. But we are about to begin a specially arranged treasure hunt to find each other. We start from separate places, follow clues until we meet. I run into a friend I haven’t […]


Not A Boy

11.04.19 Posted in today's words by

Sydney Blondell’s most recent poem to appear here was “City to Country” (October 2019). Not A Boy By Sydney Blondell My hair may be short and I know you may find it hard to believe, but no, I am not a boy. I am not transitioning, although I am an ally. But to all of […]


Joyful bird

11.03.19 Posted in today's words by

Jenny Julind’s most recent poem to appear here was “I am not a robot” (September 2019). Joyful bird By Jenny Julind Joyful bird Picking in dirt Unconscious man Eats all he can But being toy He has no joy Man should wake For his own sake


Die Die

11.02.19 Posted in today's words by

Claire Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “Saturday Night at Ryokos” (August 2019).  Die Die By Claire Scott despite its plaintive bleat a little lamb of hope just doesn’t cut it when the landlord looms the electricity flickers bits of dried prayers & take out pizza don’t fill desolate nights colorless as blunt knives […]


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