Awesome idea, noble assistants-
and, afterwards, treats for all!!
poet r. soos, Joshua Tree, California...
you bring the riches
of a word or number explained
only in your song
poet Cathy Porter, Omaha, Nebraska...
not everyone can hear
poet pl. wick, Empire, Colorado...
even the most
delicate of filaments true love for a dog
is capable of transcends
brilliant illumination any chewed shoe
lacking only a simple
flip of the switch
poet Teresinka Pereira, Ottawa Hills, Ohio...
Your eyes are windows
through which every day comes
the sun of knowledge and life.
Your busy hands
happen to hold the world
like a giant balloon
which consents to the touch
of magic innocence.
Child, your power
is unlimited and fertile:
learning to walk
on humanity's path
and love it as your own.
poet Patricia Carragon, Brooklyn, New York...
summer heat at midnight backyard rumble
tell that to feline karaoke raccoons amuse
the sleeping cat gets hotter the indoor cat
poet Roberta Beach Jacobson, Indianola, Iowa...
with each purr cool afternoon breeze
cat shares scatters petals
some of his nine lives of last garden rose
Mt Baldy Zen Center,
taking his lunch break
in the cottonwood shade
by the RR tracks--
alfalfa dusted overalls
ripped inked biker arms
with grim blue-blood tattoos
& Metallica baseball cap--
poet Pawel Markiewicz, Mickiewicza, Poland...
a mild evening meteorite falling into
bee releases an ant-queen the pond near a grove
from the spider's web with Druid tombs
poet George Held, poet Dennis Rhodes
New York, New York... Naples, Florida...
5 AM, Just live. Just show up.
an oriole singing our song- Always keep a pen handy.
the waning moon Poetry will come.
and, last, here's assistant editor Kitty Kali, with our...
see you in a moment...
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