poetry
Share This Poem: "Between Two Darknesses," by Jed Myers. From our "Rivals and Players" issue.

Share This Poem: “Between Two Darknesses,” by Jed Myers. From our “Rivals and Players” issue.

“Peace at just a little distance — wouldn’t that be nice?”   It’s still National Poetry Month, and BROAD STREET presents this broadside featuring a poem from our Winter/Spring 2019 issue, “Rivals & Players.” Drag the broadside to your desktop to blow up, print, and otherwise enjoy; or simply scroll down to read in plain text.   Between Two...
They're here! Presenting "Rivals & Players," our Winter 2019 issue.

They’re here! Presenting “Rivals & Players,” our Winter 2019 issue.

We’re online, live, and free to read on Medium!   Our Winter 2019 issue features lovers, fighters, warriors, war reenactors, ad men, insects, and neighbors. Do we play the game, or does the game play us? What do we get when we spin Fortune’s wheel? Who’s watching, anyway — and when are they coming for us?  ...
Share This Poem: "Another Thing My Father Did," by Kip Zegers.

Share This Poem: “Another Thing My Father Did,” by Kip Zegers.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this broadside from our latest issue, “Rivals & Players.” Or scroll down to read the poem in plain format.     Another Thing My Father Did Kip Zegers -1- In the father’s story, war whispered “you own nothing but these tin, neck-worn tags.” From Okinawa, he placed his lost address like...
Share This Poem: "Chicken Train," by Terry Minchow-Proffitt.

Share This Poem: “Chicken Train,” by Terry Minchow-Proffitt.

“This face reflected back is not me…” We’ve formatted this poem from our “Rivals & Players” issue as a broadside that you can drag to your desktop. Or simply scroll down and read in plain text. * Chicken Train Chicken train running all day … Chicken train take your chickens away —Ozark Mountain Daredevils Helena,...
Share This Poem: "From Around Here," by Ron Smith. From "Rivals & Players."

Share This Poem: “From Around Here,” by Ron Smith. From “Rivals & Players.”

“You plunge into the world. You roll the dice. You make new friends, a few, or maybe none…”   To enjoy this piece from “Rivals & Players” as a broadside, drag the sheet to your desktop. Or scroll down to read in plain text. From Around Here The heat, damned heat — and now humidity. A hundred-plus miles from the...