poetry

Three Poems Related Only by Authorship

‘after this, let’s get $8 candy apples.’ i said i think it’s over she did not turn entirely to face me and said over her shoulder i’m not leaving yet just in case i didn’t hear her because the words tangled in her cardigan and were then entirely swallowed by sudden...

August 18th – A Day Made for Three Poems

to my love i thought you’d gone out, she said mostly into her pillow. no, darling, i was just downstairs.  what were you doing, she asked, her voice soft in summer dark just straightening the kitchen, dear. she adjusted for comfort beneath their blanket as he...
Editorial: Poetic Injustice

Editorial: Poetic Injustice

I tried to hide from the poet laureate mess. I kept my head down, continued clicking ‘publish’ on my own work, kept this saga just on the edge of things that bother me, because, I mean—it’s silly and a little outrageous that the Governor would select someone...

Free Agency Free Verse

With a new GM, a new coach, the draft, and some off-season signings in the bag for the Canes so far this summer, I thought I should write a few paragraphs—specifically the rumblings and reactions from fans across the web. But since most of these topics had already...

Two More Poems by Joel Orr

written when memaw was moved to hospice care and was at peace and no longer in pain Hope cracked the closet door the hinge squeaks this time of year due to the humidity and eased it open she stood facing dress after dress eyes washing over fabric and color and...
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