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Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago | Details | |

Shallownaturexistence

shallownaturexistence


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Time line

all mine


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-STILL LIFE

tableau

stage show


Poem by Katherine Stella | Details | |

Haiku Footle

Haiku

I Do




Poem by LEON WILSON | Details | |

How Do You Plead (Guilty or not Guilty) (footle)

Debt Paid
  Me Saved


Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details | |

Fear

Much fear
Ghost near


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Know what I want

Would you?
Love
Lord


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Love

Maybe
And mansions


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Christmas

Comes once every year


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-LOVE MATCH

one try


wise guy


Poem by Barbara Gorelick | Details | |

Snuggling ...footle

Big Chair

To Share


Poem by Troy Jeremy Nelson | Details | |

heiroshima enemies in your homeless shelters making fun off the war torn

its all for you right


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 005 a lone woodpecker Haiku oo6 about a Fly

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Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 009 Still waters

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Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 13 Beneath a hunter's moon

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Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 14 Swan lake

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Poem by Star Light | Details | |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing
Love...


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Boy oh boy

Want more?
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Just watch Me

Okay?
Know
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

You know all before all know

You do
You
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

My order

Get a life
Love
Lord


Poem by Judy Konos | Details | |

Where Are The Cigars

Mike Brown
Shot down


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

septimal-CONCEPTUAL ART

ideas
beyond my
ken


Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details | |

Footle - A Dog Catchers Vow

If found

in pound!


Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative


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