The Power Of Words

Letitia Elizabeth Landon ‘Tis a strange mystery, the power of words! Life is in them, and death. A word can [...]

Anthem for Doomed Youth

By Wilfred Owen What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? — Only the monstrous anger of the guns. Only [...]

Casey at the Bat

Ernest Lawrence Thayer  (1863 – 1940) The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville nine that day: The score stood four [...]


– Jason Schneiderman I used to love words, but not looking them up. Now I love both, the knowing, and [...]

The Rape of Persephone

(Inspired by the sculpture of “The Rape of Persephone” by Bernini, in the Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy) Susan A. Katz [...]

A Legend of Truth

Rudyard Kipling Once on a time, the ancient legends tell, Truth, rising from the bottom of her well, Looked on [...]

Eating Poetry

by Mark Strand Ink runs from the corners of my mouth. There is no happiness like mine. I have been [...]

Fire and Ice

By Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of [...]