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Free Verse by Marie Asner

I Saw The Wheel I, Ezekiel, son of a priest, was living in Babylon—exiled. This was a lonely, barren time and I thought to walk in the desert and speak to my God, when there came a narrow band of … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 22, 2022

Summer moon– light echoes across the canyon by David McMurray (Japan) World Haiku Series, 2019 https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14569670 .  Don’t forget to read and submit your haiku to the longtime Asahi Haikuist Network, (David McMurray, Editor)

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Haibun by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA)

inheritance       the funeral was months ago and i want the big buffalo plaid jacket which i find   gone from its usual place on a back hook in the dark of the front hall closet   maybe … Continue reading

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Poetry by Cassandra McGovern (USA)

Lament of Sister Julianna, a Fifteenth Century English Nun by Cassandra McGovern I believed my choices would be marriage, possibly die in childbirth by 16, or have a godly alliance with Christ as my earthly spouse. Promise of a large … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Cassandra McGovern (USA)

No Good Deed and All That Jazz by Cassandra McGovern On my whizzing winter walk to Union Station I’d pop change into her jingle box. “Money for the homeless!” she’d shriek, her voice rough by 7:30 am.   At her … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 15, 2022

wings dip slow motion through the rearview mirror     by Dominque Galiano (USA)

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Poetry by Maureen Weldon

HE TELLS HER by Maureen Weldon   She lives her life in boxes, or signed on the bottom line.   The in-laws the rotten husband, and jam making.   And the child – that joy – the child.   Then … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Marie Asner

SRO   by Marie Asner                                          As we reach our destination, the report of ice is well known. It is OK to walk … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Ingrid Bruck

for linda stoltzfoos, kidnapped June 21, 2020 you disappear the first day of summer hummingbird   slant light black clouds rumble coyote howls   colliding fronts blow in a storm moon in mist   searching for you cumulus clouds roll … Continue reading

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Poetry Open Mic Filled with Inspiration

Our Poetry Open Mic through Zoom on Sunday, Feb. 6, sponsored by the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District in Winnetka, Illinois (USA),  drew 28 poets from Canada, Ireland, England, New Zealand, Wales, and India, and from states including: Illinois, Iowa, Virginia, … Continue reading

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