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That Need Not Be

barren landfilled with imported sandscounting the grains with laborious intentthirstingdesiringfor some uncharted stream to rush through th…

Started by Tom Rodgers

0 Apr 20, 2013

It's all about community OR the empty lunch room

It’s all about community They say But OHS and IEP and CPR Replace our cups of tea.   We meet and watch and listen Discuss and plan and plot…

Started by Ian Carmichael

0 Mar 14, 2013

Broken Shells

I got real scared when it happened Cracked that  egg in two and I watched it slowly One slipped on Little yellow thing that’d do Then it’s…

Started by Tom Rodgers

0 Feb 26, 2013


I press the key lightly No one will hear it But that is, after all, what I fear most Then tomorrow this thing dies and I'm left with papers…

Started by Tom Rodgers

0 Jul 10, 2011

Sour Sangria

I drown in the poured pool The one dripping from the vase of the rose-woman The moment occurs when I choose to remember her name Instead of…

Started by Tom Rodgers

0 Jul 10, 2011


Forget the pretentious golden orbWe have watched that fire rise and set Our days are marked by its deafening consistencyThe silver sister c…

Started by Tom Rodgers

2 Jul 1, 2011
Reply by Utami

The Family Secrets

It requires a great deal of revision and reflecting - but it was written rapidly and with passion...and therefore I would "hope", "think",…

Started by Tom Rodgers

2 Apr 23, 2010
Reply by Tom Rodgers

The Hollow Men, by T.S. Elliot

A poem by T.S. Elliot I've been thinking a lot about, particularly since David Perkins put up part V for us all to reflect upon during one…

Started by Connie Weber

1 Oct 7, 2008
Reply by Ian Carmichael

My Shadow

Fireside poets---i'm just getting onto this group and have been discovering wonderful magic. Here is a poem I've been working on. I offer i…

Started by Janet Navarro

3 Aug 10, 2008
Reply by Skip Zilla

Another poem that just popped out one day

Growing Toward Fifty You make me want to dance, little seed. Dance your round, rolling, wholeness Laying in the palm of my hand. Dance you…

Started by Katrin Oddleifson Robertson

7 Jul 18, 2008
Reply by Connie Weber


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