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"relax" with ellen bass

We try so hard. Really we do. But Murphy’s Law usually prevails.

by Ellen Bass

Bad things are going to happen.
Your tomatoes will grow a fungus… 797 more words

Poetry Friday


ROB A. MACKENZIE is from Glasgow and lives in Leith. His most recent collection is The Good News (Salt Publishing, 2013). His poems, reviews and articles have appeared in many publications and he is reviews editor for… 709 more words


Poetry Friday: The Summer Shindig is Here!

Just look at those blue skies…a perfect day for a cookout, wouldn’t you say?

Well, that’s just what we’re doing here at the ol’ Triple-R! 768 more words


Poetry Friday: Little Lesson on How to Be by Kathryn Nuernberger

The Poetry Friday round-up is hosted by Karen Edmisten.

Yesterday, someone Tweeted out this excerpt from Langston Hughes:

The daily news is too much to bear: too much evidence of how not to treat one another, to think, to live what is (in the grand scheme of things) a rather short time on this good, green Earth. 499 more words

Poetry Friday

Feasting on Poetry

Oh the things that I have done since cracking open that door of opportunity in my previous post. I hadn’t planned to fall silent – rather, had planned to blog often! 249 more words


Summer Poem Swap

June Song 

–by Irene Latham

Let me be sun
kissing horizon each morning
warming lake
to bathwater.  162 more words


Broken Leg

Put me to sleep
so I don’t have to wake up
as the person—
the beast of burden—
I pretend to be around you.

Take me out back, 178 more words