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Leaving Oaxaca

08.09.19 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to appear here was “On the Freeway Between Buenos Aires and La Plata” (June 2019).  Leaving Oaxaca By Max Reif You don’t say goodbyeto these colors.They are hereto shake me awake.Inside, these streets,the textures of these trees,these flowers, thesegentle people remain,are part of me now and I, part of them.


Sea Glass

08.08.19 Posted in today's words by

Michael Copeland’s most recent poem to appear here was “Heart Throb” (June 2019).  Sea Glass By Michael Copeland The light of the light In the still of the night is a beacon for all to see.  Guiding the way In the light of the day and o’er the darkened sea.  With a flash of the […]


Buttered Concrete

08.07.19 Posted in today's words by

J.B. Hogan’s most recent poem to appear here was “Long Dark Spell” (July 2019). Buttered Concrete By J.B. Hogan Above velvet trees lining a buttered concrete lane, technicolor clouds in green and gold soothe as they drift toward a far off land of dreams and you and them alone together. Sailing then upon a hazy […]


Stealing Identity

08.04.19 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Foreword Movement” (June 2019).  Stealing Identity By Murray Dunlap My life went awry In that very instant Timed to the split second Without my heart Indefinite conclusion and Lost identity A vagrant continued life Iron weights in my pockets Cement in my shoes I journey on […]


Saturday Afternoon Hero

08.03.19 Posted in today's words by

David Reuter’s most recent poem to appear here was “Contrail” (June 2019). Saturday Afternoon Hero By David Reuter The lines stood menacing, without hoods, preferring painted helmets to shroud their darkened heads. Before the brutal roar, I heard the rustle and smack of padded frames, rats on a shredded canvas. They loped in droning motions, […]


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