Thursday, March 7, 2013 05:57 pm
the institution where once I soproudly taught has introduced a minorcalled liberty studies partly funded bythe koch brothers urbana turned it downbut not us are we so desperate for dough?in the articl...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 05:22 pm
well it was a crummy tricknot up to masterpiece standardsI understand the brits got hitwith both childbirth deaths onsuccessive christmas days wewere clobbered in februarymatthew it seems and maybesyb...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 02:55 am
demi said hang on tothat thought whileI empty the hot waterbottle but I don’t knowwhether wonderingwhen and wherebaloney originatedis a thought worthhanging onto...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 07:57 am

by guest poet Delinda Chapman

the next day, in thestillness of the moment,noting the candle’srhythmic flicker I knewthe walls were singing,reverberating from the joyoussounds of forty choir-camp voicesas they raised the roof...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 05:56 pm
our river flooded and frozewhen the water receded thekids and I winter-hiked inthe sangamon bottomlandeach tree, thick and ancientto sapling slim, was circledabout waist high with a whiteice tutu a va...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 09:37 am
globalwarming poem #5okay folks we can quit worryingthis human-driven climate change- catastrophic weather is going to be over in about 500 years I heard it from a major scientific mouth saw graphs ph...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 03:32 pm
another crude poem“Water turned off: sorry for the Inconvenience”oh how did they peein the PACwhen the pressure became burningat our local place of learningdid some take a paper cup and tr...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 09:09 am
NPR’s this american life had stories about thelengths some parents have gone to make thegood saint real I was too young to recall whenhe brought our pony but there are photos ofmy sisters and me...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 12:22 pm
skylark poem # 1 I am thankful to those who made usmemorize as kids useful stuff yes likemultiplication tables but I’m thinkingof poetry miss lala dixon my eighth gradeenglish teacher she of the...


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