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POEM BY TIHANA SKORIC: What the Eyes Can’t See

POEM BY TIHANA SKORIC: What the Eyes Can’t See

From her little office, in the skyscraper where she works, she towers over the city. When she feels crowded in, she just takes...
June 28, 2015 × 0 comments

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POEMS BY ARIELLE TOWNSEND: The Project, 6 O’Clock News, Her Memoir

POEMS BY ARIELLE TOWNSEND: The Project, 6 O’Clock News, Her Memoir

THE PROJECT It is all whimsical at first the clock’s jarring bells inundating the room the smell of pine oak wafting from the...
June 28, 2015 × 0 comments

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POEMS TO END YOGA CLASS: Inspirational messages to take away from the mat

POEMS TO END YOGA CLASS: Inspirational messages to take away from the mat

The following five poems have been excerpted from Soul to Soul: Poems, Prayers, and Stories to End a Yoga Class, a collection...
June 13, 2015 × 0 comments

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AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL CHORUSES: One baby-boomer’s perspective on the tunes of his youth

AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL CHORUSES: One baby-boomer’s perspective on the tunes of his youth

1.  The times make the music as the music makes the times, and music makes us, as well. What are we? Advanced recording devices, among...
May 30, 2015 × 0 comments

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POEMS BY KENNETH WEENE: Saturday, Artistry, Love in the Time of Transportation

POEMS BY KENNETH WEENE: Saturday, Artistry, Love in the Time of Transportation

Saturday Today I took inventory of the clouds. Unicorns, angels, grand ships filled with dreams and woes. At my feet an ant struggled...
April 17, 2015 × 1 comment

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JOURNALING AND POETRY: Accessing the poet in you!

JOURNALING AND POETRY: Accessing the poet in you!

April has been recognized by the American Academy of Poets as National Poetry Month. There’s something about poetry in every...
April 12, 2015 × 0 comments

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POEMS BY MAX REIF: Ten Reflections on Why We Write, King Metal, Ode to Lady Risk

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Ten Reflections on Why We Write, King Metal, Ode to Lady Risk

Ten Reflections on Why We Write 1.  A poet writes, a baker makes bread. Hungry mouths will eat the bread; will hungry spirits...
March 21, 2015 × 0 comments

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POEMS BY ANDREA VOLKEN: The Traveller’s Handbasket, My Religion, I Am Not a Poet

POEMS BY ANDREA VOLKEN: The Traveller’s Handbasket, My Religion, I Am Not a Poet

The Traveller’s Handbasket With every place that I go, And every place that I have been, I am fated to fall in love. So...
February 7, 2015 × 4 comments

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POEMS BY MAX REIF: Fragile, Shooting the Sky, For Peter Robinson, Indiana Revelation

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Fragile, Shooting the Sky, For Peter Robinson, Indiana Revelation

Fragile It doesn’t take very much to wash away all we know, obliterate every landmark. I went out to a field tonight just down...
December 28, 2014 × 0 comments