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Tragedy

12.04.19 Posted in today's words by

Christopher Kuhl’s most recent poem to appear here was “Rain. Hawk. River and Sea.” (October 2019). Tragedy By Christopher Kuhl I’m in Woodstock outside the Best Western, smoking in the rain. Along the luggage drop-off a river forms by the curb, waving, rippling, and emptying into the parking lot, making a lake out of everything. […]


Knowing

12.03.19 Posted in today's words by

Frank Adams’ most recent poem to appear here was “Just A Thought” (October 2019). Knowing By Frank Adams The body doesn’t forget its journey— it knows where it’s been what has happened even when the brain opts to file some memories away out of sight. The body recalls— fat and thin—drunk and sober sickness and […]


I Was Your Brightest Hour, You Said

12.02.19 Posted in today's words by

Susan Sonde’s most recent poem to appear here was “Extinction Theory” (October 2019). I Was Your Brightest Hour, You Said By Susan Sonde then took the sum that was the sun from my dripline and planted your wept rose in my deluge. Your pitch so perfect, your loathing masked behind the fertilest green, the smallest […]


the lies we lay in

11.27.19 Posted in today's words by

Emmanuel Stephen Ogboh’s most recent poem to appear here was “Because We Came From the Same Cocoon” (October 2019). the lies we lay in By Emmanuel Stephen Ogboh along came the cliff-edge-sharp line of divide and i was an empty train, pumping thick black smoke over fields of wheat and swamps of bamboo, knocking over […]


Road Trips

11.26.19 Posted in today's words by

Laura Zucca-Scott’s most recent poem to appear here was “An Evening in Florence” (October 2019). Road Trips By Laura Zucca-Scott  You used to call them “road trips” Driving around with no real purpose We were talking about everything We were talking about nothing I remember stopping by the seaside Where restless seagulls played with the […]


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