Monthly Archives: June 2015

Nancy Scott McBride

ONE BEAUTIFUL THING They bought the car, a big green Cadillac, on the day they were married. Well, not bought, exactly, for they’d chosen and paid for it earlier in the week. But they picked it up that morning so … Continue reading

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Laura Zucca-Scott

When You Laugh   When you laugh I can hear tomorrow Memories are sweeter And words kinder When you smile We hug the past Eat my Mom’s Chocolate cookies Fill the kitchen With promises When you laugh I am home

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Anthony Ward

Succession The thickening xylem of vigor Pruned back and coppiced To remove the canopy Which keeps those strong vibrant shoots in the shade, While scrubbing up to our hedgerows Our gnarled postures sticking firmly to our roots, As they go … Continue reading

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Bobbie Troy

On Dying Dedicated to Dolores Weiss (my Mom) By Bobbie Troy   5/6/15 tears come when you least expect them as gentle rain or thunderstorms time seems warped as in a Dali painting the days melt and spill over into each … Continue reading

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Harris Tobias

Harris Tobias Wedding Day I felt a shifting in my circuits like I got when I rebooted, a slippery, falling feeling that signaled stress— or was it joy? The whole idea of feelings and emotions was new to me. An … Continue reading

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