Sunday, 28 February 2010

Saturday, 27 February 2010

Blue shadows shift over snow
with the swaying of silver-birch boughs.

*

Carrie Osborne

Friday, 26 February 2010

startled awake by snowplow scrape
she drifts back
dreaming of strange round men

*

Angie Werren
"woman, ask the question"

Thursday, 25 February 2010

He tried to read a long line of black birds on the telephone wire but the sentence they formed was largely indecipherable.

*

Mark Holloway
Beachcoming for the Landlocked

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Senryu Times Two: No Beer For You

my love means High Life
and a note on the doorstep
"Mexico. Good luck."

after last week's fight
I could head south and leave you
with two kids, no beer

*

Crazy Coppertop
Crazy Coppertop

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

tryst

they made love
eight straight days

in all sorts of light
and even in darkness

*

Carolee Sherwood
Carolee Sherwood

Monday, 22 February 2010

In her text, the "e" in glimps made its way in the sky"e".

*

Jay Coral
BlueJayEye

Sunday, 21 February 2010

Small trees in windstorms,
perfectly
swaying in time with the Sex Pistols.

*

Joseph Harker
naming constellations

Saturday, 20 February 2010

give thanks to those
who care to help
by cleaning the spoon
with their tongues

*

Katy Acheson
somethingkaty

Friday, 19 February 2010

Thursday, 18 February 2010

on smartphones
two girls sit side by side--
social introverts

*

G.R. LeBlanc
Reflective Ink

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

I'm tuning into static
on every TV, every radio I find,
because somewhere in the white noise
is the sound of your voice.

*

mr oCean
The Electric oCean

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Crushed

I trickle handfuls
of myself into your tea
and watch hopefully.

*

Jenny Adamthwaite
From the Living Room

Monday, 15 February 2010

He watches her get into the car that isn't hers, and follows when she drives. He'll cut her off at the fork. Loot the lot of it.

*

S. Kay
S. Kay

Sunday, 14 February 2010

Air conditioning units on stilts:
squat frogs blinking the sky
for the mother ship.

*

Jessica Otto

Saturday, 13 February 2010

sycamore stands nude
raising clavicles / spreading phalanges
grasping for cloud cover

*

Angie Werren
woman, ask the question

Friday, 12 February 2010

the ceiling fan spins
above the dank hotel room
roach carnival ride

*

Eric T. Marin
Musings and Meanderings

Thursday, 11 February 2010

Mist swirls grey, heavy,
Flash! Red triumph: robin’s breast
Piercing the sky.

*

Emily Rose Cole
Emily Rose Cole

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Even in Australia
the kookaburra’s cry
makes me long for Australia.

(after Basho)

*
Jon Wesick

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

ignoring the stop sign
a truck halts for
goslings crossing the street

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Andrea Vlahakis
Andrea Vlahakis

Monday, 8 February 2010

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Könnten wir die Eisrunen
an dem Fenster lesen,
hätten wir
keine Geheimnis mehr.

(If we could read the glyphs
frost-etched on the glass,
there would be
no more secrets.)

*

Joseph Harker
naming constellations

Saturday, 6 February 2010

long rain before dawn
I lie on my back in bed
and soak up the sound

*

Geoff Sawers
Pioden

Friday, 5 February 2010

How cruel now are those
madeleines of memory
that once seemed so sweet

*

Ken Head

Thursday, 4 February 2010

broken fence
cow staring at horse
horse staring at cow

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Andrea Vlahakis
Andrea Vlahakis

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

rain streams in muddy sidewalk rivers
she says everything smells like worms

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Angie Werren
woman, ask the question

Monday, 1 February 2010