poetry
“A Couple In,” a poem by Jenny Gillespie Mason.

“A Couple In,” a poem by Jenny Gillespie Mason.

Love at the end. “the two pulses stayed, mixed up, so much brighter …” A Couple In    —– —–I am one of the two who all those years did not find much to repel the mixing of our pulses    —– They stayed not as one firm rhythm  —– —– —– but together in fits like happily neglected green...
“1–800–441–9402,” a poem by Sue Chenette.

“1–800–441–9402,” a poem by Sue Chenette.

Working the airwaves and the phones. “… their ‘before’ photos not much different from my own face glimpsed in the mirror …” To enjoy this feature as a broadside, drag it to your desktop and enlarge or print … Or simply scroll down to read the poem in plain text. 1–800–441–9402 Road-bleary still, sluggish after short sleep, wondering if...
"Work: Savannah Roots," a poem by Ron Smith.

“Work: Savannah Roots,” a poem by Ron Smith.

Breaking through the Southern heat. “… we never lifted our eyes from the depths till the boss man said Lunch and the world came back …” To enjoy this feature as a broadside, drag the image below to your desktop. Or scroll down to read in plain text. Work: Savannah Roots                ...
“Don’t Know Much About the French I Took,” a poem by Ron Smith.

“Don’t Know Much About the French I Took,” a poem by Ron Smith.

High school lessons in perspective. “I remember ‘Fermez la bouche,’ not, I think, ever directed at me …” To enjoy this feature as a broadside, drag the image to your desktop–or scroll down to read it in plain text. This poem is also available, in slightly different format, on Medium. 0 Don’t Know Much About the...
“The War Dead in France,” a poem by Julian Green.

“The War Dead in France,” a poem by Julian Green.

Grief seeps forward. “… cured now, lifting up where their prior state refused …” Enjoy this poem as a broadside by dragging the image to your desktop to read or print — or scroll down to read in plain text. The War Dead in France – Perhaps what’s left of all those young dead, ghosts, finds lost time as a...