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Free Verse by Guy Stephenson

Veldtschoen A big fat sonorous word, it intrigued my ten year old mind. The bumpy leather, the clumpy soles the ring of the heels on our flagged kitchen floor. The very impressive weight of them and knowing how much they … Continue reading

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A Delightful New Book by Cara Armstrong!

A delightful book of micro-poems and illustrations by Cara Armstrong, “A Trick of Living,” has just been published by Big Table Publishing. https://www.bigtablepublishing.com  (Big Table Publishing has very creative books, and it’s based in Boston and San Francisco.) Micro-poetry comes … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Mary Beth Bretzlauf

Waxing Lemons    Memories of summertime  Bring back those innocent days  When lemonade could get us money  When Grandma made the sweet tart treat  fussing about in the kitchen Apron on in this heat  Cardboard table set up   Front lawn … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 17, 2020

covid christmas each snowflake melts as it hits the street       by Marco Fraticelli (Canada)  

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Red Bud in December  Overnight  snow tumbled  down and down  in big flakes  like my Grandma’s  intricate doilies  decorating her sofa—  in silence  they cling like sugar  to naked branch-fingers  showcasing  their own strength  their own peace  their own determination  … Continue reading

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Free Verse

My Mother’s Skin   I am glad I loved my mother’s skin, burrowed into it when I was small. Safety there, the smell and feel of her, all mine somehow, me from her returned. We slept together when my father … Continue reading

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Poem by Robert Mucci

Jumping Jeremy Jericho by Robert Mucci   Jumping Jeremy Jericho Rode his horse a gray calico Down through the glen To the very end For that’s as far as his horse would go.     No finer horse was he … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Maureen Weldon

RING Having sold it for more than it was worth –   I bought a ticket – Return Day Dublin.   On the way home, laughing into my drink.   Third finger left hand for a moment so grand.   … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 15, 2020

robin’s egg blue how my father would have loved my son       by Robyn Hood Black (USA) Acorn, #29, Fall 2012

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 7, 2020

drawing craneswith grandson—my walking stick       by Neena Singh (India) Chrysanthemum, Issue 28, October 2020

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