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Poetry
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 am
 hi dad hi mom I know being elected prez ofthe whole high school senate can’t comparewith head of the free world but it’s prettybig stuff for me yeah that was my winningplatform—big stuff,
Poetry
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:00 am
 This week’s poem is by permission of Robert Erickson, brother-in-law to Springfield’s DelindaChapman. He is in hospice, and hopes to live to see these prescient words printed in Illinois Tim
Poetry
Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 am
after we moved from the little house on the  dairy to our own place up the road the browns moved into the little house earl was a milkman geneva did piece work at home for the shoe factory a
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:00 am
I am clothed by the deadmy daughter’s breathtakingjackets she stitched herself orpulled from the buck-a-bagat a minneapolis thrift storea kashmir from india viathe smithsonian she had aneye for the
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am
this starts happy ends badthe spirit club in the wisconsinhigh school where my daughterteaches decided to do somethingnice to celebrate valentines dayon post-its they wrote encouragingor complimentary
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 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
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:00 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
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:00 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

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