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Blue

06.08.19 Posted in today's words by

Olivia Piper is a student at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia, home of the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival. Blue By Olivia Piper Her eyes were nothing like the sea, nothing like the ice, nothing like the sky Her lips were not a budding rose. They were the palest orange, like a peach not quite ready […]


Gestalt Declaration of Co-Dependence

06.07.19 Posted in today's words by

Ed Zahniser’s most recent poem to appear here was “A Daughter of Memory” (May 2019). Gestalt Declaration of Co-Dependence By Ed Zahniser Since I fell in love with you I’m at one with my du- ality Since I fell in love with you I think I’m gonna sue reality


Midnight Confession

06.06.19 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here was “Dauntless” (May 2019). Midnight Confession By Charlene James-Duguid I couldn’t fall asleep last night And I don’t really want to lie I snuck into the kitchen And had a piece of your pie. Your crust and apples were so good I reached for piece number two […]


Who Will Guard . . .

06.05.19 Posted in today's words by

Gary Beck’s most recent poem to appear here was “Equalizer” (April 2019).  Who Will Guard . . .  By Gary Beck The course of human events has complicated issues of our times beyond the comprehension of average citizens engaged in daily efforts to provide for their families, main concerns, jobs, mortgages, children’s education, unprepared to […]


Black Hills

06.04.19 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “If I Were Dead” (May 2019). Black Hills By Thomas Locicero Had I known each stake hammered in the soil Was a trespass on the soul of this place, Where the victors stole the spirit with the spoil And sought to satiate by to erase, I […]


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