Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Among Rapids

Among rapids, salmon, fins, tail splash,
The border collie can’t herd them home.


David Fraser

Monday, 29 April 2013

Sunday, 28 April 2013

morning bath.
my infant dressed
in olive oil


Ramesh Anand

Saturday, 27 April 2013


This almost forgotten
bit of my childhood
makes sense once more.


J.K. Durick

Friday, 26 April 2013

tiny school children
dancing the Virginia Reel
and without touching


Perry L. Powell

Thursday, 25 April 2013

The dark night peers into my living room
where I linger,
the hum of the refrigerator my only company


Maureen Bailey

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

an early spring rain
glazes cobblestones
as white smoke
slowly rises
-- finally


Armando H. Corbelle

Tuesday, 23 April 2013


The thought of you
buying my mocha
for somebody else


Simon L. Read

Monday, 22 April 2013

an intricate scurry
of swelling branches
Paradox Walnut sings


kimberly childers

Sunday, 21 April 2013

the moon is upside down
an isabelline umbrella drifting on an indigo sea


James Newton

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Friday, 19 April 2013

Thursday, 18 April 2013

spring stroll
the gentle bounce
of my new bob


Rachel Sutcliffe

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

hanging bridge
the pot water wobbling
on her hip


Ramesh Anand
Seasonal Scenes

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Monday, 15 April 2013

Hoarfrost cakes adrift in gutter puddles,
Hint of early March’s thaw.


Patrick Ward

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Bleach stain on a blue towel
wrapped around your body.
You’re so beautiful.


Linda DeMello

Saturday, 13 April 2013

Dogs and Dreams

A dog wakes from a dream,
stares at the green wall,
wonders how he got there
so suddenly.


David Fraser

Friday, 12 April 2013

The twig of a holly branch plucked days ago, barbed, dark emerald leaves, dried, berries shrunken, scarlet: the base unzipped itself, revealing a strip of white winter bark.


Katherine Gotthardt
Weaker than Water

Thursday, 11 April 2013

sky sweet-blue
gently meandering
buildings, tickling
sky, sun and setting moon


Steven McLachlan

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

chocolate brown
and pea green
flecks of color
dapple the glinting
sweater buttons,
like pottery bowls
shaped by
inexperienced hands


Jade Bennington
Blush of Dawn

Monday, 8 April 2013

first day of retirement
offers to cook for wife


Hema Ravi

Sunday, 7 April 2013

I see her at the beauty counter
Replenishing her stock-
The face she puts on
In public


Rachel Sutcliffe

Saturday, 6 April 2013

A strange sound itches and strains at the far edges of my hearing.



Tuesday, 2 April 2013