Poet of the Month – Elaine Wilburt

National Poetry Month April 22, 2020 Elaine Wilburt Nôtre Dame de Paris: Entr’acte   As crimson rays melting to violet slip from bell tower to buttresses, a solo sax wails sobs laden with this dusk.   Against a stone bridge, creamy and warm, echoes redouble like a round, fading layer on layer, harmonizing grief.   […]

Poet of the Day – Joanne Kennedy Frazer

National Poetry Month April 21, 2020 Joanne Kennedy Frazer SANCTUARY   The journeys are broadcast over and over into homes of the comfortable   who feel summoned to witness families fleeing to illusory refuge.   Trust in the crossing is framed in faces  of the very young.   Tiny mouths seek mothers’ milk, innocence drowns. […]

Poet of the Day – Lois Roma-Deeley

National Poetry Month April 19, 2020 Lois Roma-Deeley Anxiety and Television News   My lungs hurt. I’m not breathing. So, here I sit, alone on a narrow bed, making hand puppets appear and disappear between the lamplight and the wall. Stretching both hands wide open, I cross both palms, one over the other, waving each […]