Freeman

Poetry

Next to the Compass Rose

NOVEMBER 28, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE

Done, the map is obvious.
The landmarks are the only ones
we could have chosen

Containment

NOVEMBER 21, 2014 by BRUCE BOSTON

I lowered a box on the
machinery of the city.

In Retrospect

OCTOBER 27, 2014 by KEVIN HEATON

Song harvests slow churned the breeze
with a thousand cattle calls.

Introduction to Dermatographia

OCTOBER 20, 2014 by JEANNINE HALL GAILEY

Trace your name along my skin, it will stay there,
a red imprint called "skin writing."

The Sisters

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 by WILLIAM WRIGHT

Friend, have you ever looked into the fire's radiance?
Have you witnessed the element up close?

To Justify the Ways of God to Men

(Summer, 1961, age 10)

SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 by PAUL DICKEY

Through bedroom windows came the voice of God,
P.A.'ed as loud as hell from a vacant yard.

lessons in diving and thirst

AUGUST 19, 2014 by STELLA VINITCHI RADULESCU

inspiration is nothing compared to the long
road

Waking without You

JUNE 23, 2014 by HANNAH BONNER

Another call and message left
while I stand at the stove,

Duende

JUNE 17, 2014 by DOUG RAMSPECK

Something always
refuses. This is

the solitary hour.

La Llorona

MAY 29, 2014 by MICHAEL SHEWMAKER

She hears a voice across the water.
And weeping to remember, gowned
in gray, she can't recall her daughter.

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