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Bones in Boxes by Jean Wallace McKeown

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Catholic children learn early - church altars hold relics; shrivelled saints’ bones in boxes, fingers, jaws, toes. When I was a child I believed tight within statues were bodies, bones and flesh rotting, stone figures...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 28 Sept 2015

this week's writing prompt: "and he said: you pretty full of yourself ain’t chu" from Poem For A Lady Whose Voice I Like by Nikki Giovanni. 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here...

Smile by Charl Landsberg

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]I'm so rarely happy, that once in a while, I find myself surprised, to catch myself a smile. It flutters in and out, so quick you'd never know, that joy had ever found a home,...

Desert Canyon by Frank Meintjies

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]each day nothing but a long trudge ahead in terrain that enters the senses with the decisiveness of poured water on achingly-dry ground here, just east of the namib no electronic stimuli no artificial flowers...

A Poem A Day writing prompts 20 Sept 2015

this week's writing prompt: "forgive me if i smile you are so sure of love" from Ballad by Sonia Sanchez. 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For more info about A Poem...