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Michelle Sharkey

Michelle Sharkey

Pandemic Hands Moments between hands Lockets of memories Lesson of Life Palm reading in real time Pandemic hands Hands in a flurry, hurried hands A slaughter of safety, the practice…

Christina Kilby

Christina Kilby

Safekeeping Where do all the touches go for safekeeping? If I could collect them in a jar Like a child’s treasure I’d bury them in a secret place And take…

Jennifer Shniederman

Jennifer Shniederman

As the Crow Flies The black crow surveys what will be hers While I walk empty streets and boulevards Playing the waiting game. The crows, sparrows and wild parrots have…

Donald Morrill

Donald Morrill

https://youtu.be/ffs6wrJjLaU Donald Morrill reads his poem “Last Year’s Leaf”. This week we bring you award-winning poet Donald Morrill. Donald offered a brilliant poetry workshop for us in 2019 called “Appointments with Surprise.” Donald focuses on the…

Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyNVXZ62kHQ This week we bring you award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye from San Antonio, Texas. Naomi was one of the distinguished poets featured in our “Voices: Beyond Water and Walls” Poetry & BBQ in 2018. Just…