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05.06.19 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here was “Which Math?” (April 2019). Dauntless By Charlene James-Duguid To dare the Devil, Look him straight in his face Latch onto his fiery eyes And say, ‘Who do you think you are, Anyway.” Dangerous. Yes, it is. But she does it every day, Several times, as a […]


05.05.19 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Cheater” (March 2019).  Pace By Murray Dunlap In a world without time Manic blooms In a world without stop Energies lack direction But hold on to God And pace your desires Take unleavened bread And drink the wine The fundamentals reward And learning what is […]


05.04.19 Posted in today's words by

In 2018, Rosalind Kaliden published her first full-length book, Trysting with the Divine, a collection of ekphrastic poems. Her poetry has appeared in Obsidian, Caterpillar, Gemini Magazine, Jelly Bucket, Ignatian Literary Magazine, The MacGuffin, Qwerty Magazine, Valparaiso Review, Moon City Review, The Hollins Critic, Quiet Lunch and The Round. In 2016, she published her first chapbook, Arriving […]

A Daughter of Memory

05.03.19 Posted in today's words by

Ed Zahniser’s most recent poem to appear here was “Pattern Recognition” (March 2019). A Daughter of Memory By Ed Zahniser The one day last year that I took off from being a poet I didn’t carry a pen when we went to a party where a woman who came with my photographer friend Mark talked […]

If I Were Dead

05.02.19 Posted in today's words by

Thomas Locicero’s most recent poem to appear here was “Air Ghazal” (March 2019). If I Were Dead after Carol Ann Duffy By Thomas Locicero If I were dead and my flesh a meal for skittish crows in a cold, unguarded field, or submerged, and my lungs their own estuary in an inlet or a river […]

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