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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
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:00 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
Poetry
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:00 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
Remembering
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:00 am

LOLA SUSAN LUCAS Jan. 5, 1954-April 25, 2015

 When Lola Lucas posted a personal in Riverfront Times, “Gomez, John Steed, Corwin of Amber seeks perchance Morticia, Emma Peel, Deirdre – raven-haired swf intent on sabbaticals to Britain,
Poetry
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:00 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
Poetry
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 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

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