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March, 2011 – Learning to Skate

Learning to Skate   By Krista Martinelli       I thought I already knew everything About how to skate How to glide, turn, loop Into a figure eight.   But with two little ones Everything...

Barter

Barter By Sara Teasdale Life has loveliness to sell, All beautiful and splendid things, Blue waves whitened on a cliff, Soaring fire that sways and sings, And children's faces looking...

February, 2013 – Sonnet 18

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?

February, 2016 – Daily Declaration

Declaration By Bryan Hayes Today, I align myself with all that’s good and all that’s light. I am one with the universe, and the universe is one with me. From this...

September, 2011 – Wild Money

Charm for Attracting Wild Money

November, 2013 – Mourning Grace

If today I follow death, go down its trackless wastes,

July, 2015 – Wingfoot Lake

On her 36th birthday, Thomas had shown her her first swimming pool. It had been his favorite color, exactly—just so much of it, the swimmers’ white arms jutting into the chevrons of high society.

December, 2015 – Wellington Calls

Wellington Calls! Jumpers while the sun is setting Turf is tossed where hooves are treading Palms and pines stand straight and tall

ICE Agents Storm My Porch

ICE Agents Storm My Porch By Maria Melendez Kelson The Indiscriminate Citizenry of Earth are out to arrest my sense of being a misfit. “Open up!” they bellow, hands quiet...

April, 2013 – Television

The most important thing we've learned, So far as children are concerned, Is never, NEVER, NEVER let Them near your television set