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Being Che Guevara

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The world so desperately needs its beautiful losers.

Ballad of Vengeance and Violence

by Ivan Reyes, posted 3 days ago 8484 views11 comment11 fav

Two weeks later, on his way to a neighbor boy's house, Tim sees Tony on his way to the nearby convenience store.

Kind Regards

by Chris Okum, posted 4 days ago 7777 views44 comments44 favs

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The Great Pandemic Poem 2020

by Jerry Ratch, posted 4 days ago 7474 views66 comments33 favs

First you had to have been there Because the air cleared up When the world stopped driving And the plants bloomed Bigger and brighter than we had ever Ever dreamed The sky was just a brilliant, pure Blue Like when God was born Now fo

My Own Amazing Weariness

by Darryl Price, posted 5 days ago 9393 views77 comments55 favs

This poem is how far we got before they started killing us off under the hill. It's not like we didn't expect it, but the sadness is almost unbearable. What was thatline Brian came up with? Something about a walk in the woods. Can't remember now. When…

Wildflowers

by Beate Sigriddaughter, posted 5 days ago 102102 views99 comments88 favs

Hello again, sweet morning

A speck on the wall

by Matt Briggs, posted 6 days ago 8686 views22 comments11 fav

I’m leaning into my freedom and will have you take your portable prison with you and you can set those four walls across town.

Creating Raoul

by Todd Maupin, posted 6 days ago 7878 views00 comments00 favs

Randall had created Raoul to enjoy the freedom of being another person, but this became his second life crisis.

Orientations within the Zwischenwelt

by strannikov, posted May 22, 2020 102102 views1010 comments44 favs

Licking bowl and spoon taste and foretaste follow.

a part of something

by Kitty Boots, posted May 21, 2020 178178 views1818 comments88 favs

the dream pattern in my mind betrayed me

The curtain

by Erika Byrne-Ludwig, posted May 21, 2020 123123 views1313 comments88 favs

In the evening the curtain recounts its day. Faces, images, incidents it has observed from the window. Its voice is nuanced, modulated, quivering, for it is made of lace. It appears to crochet its words with needle sounds. My eyes, during confinement, are not wide open, not…

Origin Story

by Bill Yarrow, posted May 17, 2020 126126 views1515 comments1111 favs

My father taught me how to solder and that's when I first started to write. Now, when you hold the soldering iron in your hand and depress the trigger, the tip of the gun heats up. Novices uncoil the solder and place it on the hot tip, but that just results in it…

A Love Poem for Past & Future Squeezed Tightly into Now

by Sam Rasnake, posted May 16, 2020 139139 views1212 comments1313 favs

And the years blur past us, a streak of frames

Found - Guano

by Steven Gowin, posted May 16, 2020 158158 views1212 comments1111 favs

Snail ooze and bull semen

Meanwhile the consultant is saying

by stephen hastings-king, posted May 12, 2020 121121 views66 comments33 favs

For example a comet hits the earth and everything is on fire is the kind of changed change that can really disrupt your change management and change your journey of change into a running away.

ARE YOU: An ode to overthinking brought on by having too much time to think. To be recited in your best Julie Andrews voice.

by Joey Delgado, posted May 11, 2020 119119 views55 comments33 favs

Are you interesting?Are you clever?Are you, maybe often, sometimes never?Are you shining? Pining?Are you glowing?Are you worth knowing?Are you a life without zest?Are you mainlining strife …

The Gulf

by Dianne McKnight-Warren, posted May 10, 2020 153153 views2020 comments1515 favs

My 99 year old mother...



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  2. @Dianne Thanks for reading and your comment. :)
  3. Thank you, Tim.
  4. faved the story Kind Regards.
  5. commented on Kind Regards
    "She lit the note on fire, and then her house. She was last seen walking down the dividing island of a four-lane highway." Wow. Hard, sad, and more than a bit noir-like (at least visually for me...
  6. Thank you, my friends. Much, much appreciated, as always. I'm honored by your words and time.
  7. I see I didn't delete all my notes before I posted. :-)
  8. Darryl, you haunt my dreams.*
  9. recent deaths of loved ones, political turmoil, depression... All the things you listed and then the truth. *
  10. Sam: thank you, I am privileged with your generous response. (--but do tell: do you like it or no?) Not when I wrote it but as I edited it (even after posting), I gained the feeling it was assem...

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