Poet of the Day – Dotty LeMieux

National Poetry Month April 27, 2020 Dotty LeMieux On the Day Cokie Roberts Died   I had to remember she wasn’t Nina Totenberg And that Dan Rather wasn’t dead, only banished But Tucker Carlson was still alive and well Alive anyway if not well informed     I had to remember the news isn’t just […]

Poet of the Day – Alison Stone

National Poetry Month April 26, 2020 Alison Stone Pandora   I’m a hot mess, ravishing disaster, blown into town under a blade-sharp moon. Men, you quiver as I slink by with my lipsticked smirk and box of troubles, ache at the sway of my skirt. You’ve never seen a woman’s hips before, never touched hair […]

Poet of the Day – Joe Hardy

National Poetry Month April 25, 2020 Joe Hardy SKIPPING STONES   When water wets stone is stone more real as it tastes water—   in between those kisses, longing left within the stone?   Or, are Saint Catherine’s tremors true that all the way to heaven is heaven.   Or does gratitude in lovers parting […]

Poet of the Day – Toti O’Brien

National Poetry Month April 24, 2020 Toti O’Brien MIGRATION   As you vanish, unchecked grasping frantically at denial (your trusted safety belt) trying to resist sinking   noticing on a glimpse of consciousness you cannot tell your age or mine, or today’s date   ‘then’ you say ‘we should say farewell. I might not recognize […]