Category Poetry

A Trade

A Trade, poetry by Max Vandersteen

Liken me to any of the many men who have left the playing field, luckier than some at the outcome when the recap is revealed. We’re kicking through the litter on the sidelines or in the coal mines feeling just…

From My Window This Nest of Birds

From My Window This Nest of Birds by Darlene Witte

I began writing poetry when I was about 12 years old. Instinctively, from the beginning, I consciously tried to shape the flow of my words to match a sound I heard within, a vibration. I did not know what that inner sound was until…