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Plump Tomatoes

By Sarah Thursday

These are the kind of poems
they want us to write,
about black-red birds and the sky
and the plumpness of tomatoes… 77 more words


Oulipost #18: Homoconsonantism

The Hollow Place

The roar, the ax swing soar
swallow befriends the wall
my dear dead life now hoarfrost
winter hats didn’t lullaby black masks… 107 more words

A Poem A Day

Echoes - Kia Groom reads Anne Sexton

Echoes is a digital reading series featuring writers from around the country reciting their favorite poems, along with a recording of the poet themselves reading their work. 443 more words


The Purple Sponge


It is April and the month of Poetry. April is observed as the National Month of Poetry, also called as NaPoMo. I was keen on dedicating this month to Poetry and write a Poem every day, to celebrate the richness of this art form. 161 more words


Oulipost, Day 17 - Haikuisation

I AM GETTING OULIPO!!!  For whatever reason, this prompt is getting me jazzed; I am having so much fun doing these that I had to have a stern talk with myself about stopping and actually getting the post up.   465 more words

"dirty old man"

a poem dedicated to local photographer, story teller and poet Rick Hokans

he has hoarded years
piles and piles of old men’s names
litter his memory… 169 more words


Oulipost #17: Haikuisation

We’re Oso. We

just do it,” says one.
Just before the dark drizzling
the long line of trucks

Highway from mudslide
dump trucks. Dozens moved slowly… 766 more words