With the juxtaposition of piousness and sacredness to desire and indulgence, Ryan Diaz surprises us with his "A Vow of Poverty".
Positively radiant, Joanne Alfano's "Hope" is a poem that crashes through darkness with its opening lines like a clarion call.
Massachusetts poet Sheila Lynch-Benttinen's "Equations" is a work of heavy content, juxtaposed with simple elegance and sparseness.
"After Weeks Without Rain in Northwest Ohio" by poet Judy Mathews is an offering or a prayer to the natural blessings of a place.
As gently as the narrator of the poem relocates a spider, Erika Seshadri carefully places her quiet poem "Eviction Notice" at our feet.
Nancy Hamilton's enlightening poem "The Door Opened" revels in the glory of openness and emptiness, and overcoming illusions.
Steve Fay's "turnings: a suite of poems" is something special, a sequence of earthy fragments tumbling down the page like detritus.
The unintentional authoring of a line that reveals something profound to a reader, remains a mystery to the author herself.
Adam Jon Miller offers readers a peek at a part of series of poems inspired by the ancient Chinese poets with his "anthology".
Poet Liam Wholihan offers a lament for several different things in his complex "Elegy for a Virgin-Born Bonnethead Shark Pup".