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"To My Hair" by Alvin Lau


I never admired how you grew into thick, resilient strands black as India ink: I used to bleach you so frail or shave you clean under the harsh summer sun. 517 more words


HARVEST OF SPLENDOR (for Sunday Whirl--Wordle 189)


‘Twas the spring harvest

Of able splendor—

A secular rattle ‘mid

Scattered breeze against skin;

Temptation added, to gathering gaze.

She was meant, bent for pleasure— 8 more words


Tania Giannouli Ensemble ~ Transcendence

Tania Giannouli is a jazz pianist, and her previous album, Forest Stories (with Paulo Chagas) would have fallen into our Jazz category.  So why have we placed her new collection in Modern Composition?   420 more words

Richard Allen

"Poetry is back in the news"--Rattle Pays $25 for poems

Rattle is a highly competitive writer’s market, but this fairly new project “Poets Respond” allows them to publish on their site a poem inspired by a story in the news (from the current week) and they pay selected poets $25! 83 more words

Call For Submissions

Let's talk teething

I finally have some time to sit down and write! Would you believe it?

To today I thought I’d chat with you about our favourite teething accessories. 675 more words

Claps and Cheers: Jessica Piazza and Poetry Has Value

by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

Does poetry have value? This is a question all poets have asked themselves in the dark of night when they think no one is listening. 338 more words

Submission Party

May Rattle

she lays her head down in the grass from a long lost day

she feels drawn to the trees

she enters

the path is dark but she feels called to walk with the darkness… 464 more words

Drum And Rattle