Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:01 am
 prom dresses poem #1enter the downtown Y folks and bedazzled by the bedazzling display ofprom dresses white gold black silverevery rainbow hue some plain some patterned choose from slink to poof...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:01 am
now that I’m getting sorta oldI better make my apologies toyou kids while I still can andam fairly sane too late to say todemi but here goes for you otherthree: I never meant to hurtany of you but I...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:01 am
 tintin poem #2WILL has opera on saturdayalso classics by request not surewhich this was on but I’ve alwaysliked the announcer john frayne Ilisten in the car didn’t get in on thefirst ba...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:01 am
deception poem # 1my stalwart upright grandfather“took the pledge” when a youthnever to touch alcohol never didnor did the farm men a stipulationof their hiring those found drinkingwere fired on t...
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:01 am
October Harvest,by Lola LucasThis week’s poem was suggestedby Yosh Golden who observes, “Lolawas a quiet master of words. Here,is lyrical imagery and a starklyobjective conclusion.” We printit i...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:01 am
christmas lullaby(My mother wrote this lullaby for myoldest sister, on her first Christmas,1925. You may remember this; I’ve printed it before. Music on request.)Sleep, little baby, the daylight is...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:01 am
springfield peace vigil poem #1my tall cup of sweet milky teaon the seat beside me after thegrand meal served by the islamicfolk caught the eye of a small boytumbling with his buddies on the soft carp...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:01 am
hey guys how about a new acronymheard it from a psychologist friendI was trying to bring up a word itgot itself as far as my mouth thentangled with my teeth they wouldn’tlet go no matter how hard it...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:01 am
 remembering poem # 23my daughter demiknew how to takesmall pleasures small treatswhen we drove to wisconsin she alwaysstopped midway fora bag of popcornwhen we swam at lola and kevin’s pool we...

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