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Copy-Change: “The Road Not Taken  By Robert Frost

Copy-Change: “The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost

Original Poem: The Road Not Taken – By Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in […]

Copy-Change: “Little Bird” by Clementine von Radics

Copy-Change: “Little Bird” by Clementine von Radics

Original Poem: Little Bird Clementine von Radics You are a church of broken glass And hallelujahs. You are haunted like every other Holy thing. What tried to destroy you didn’t Have the strength. Still you stand. Sturdy and smelling of smoke. Lily Davison’s take: You […]

Copy-Change: “There Are Birds Here” by Jamaal May

Copy-Change: “There Are Birds Here” by Jamaal May

Original Poem: There Are Birds Here BY JAMAAL MAY For Detroit There are birds here, so many birds here is what I was trying to say when they said those birds were metaphors for what is trapped between buildings and buildings. No. The birds are […]

Copy-Change: “The Poem I Would Have Writ” by Henry David Thoreau

Copy-Change: “The Poem I Would Have Writ” by Henry David Thoreau

Original Poem: My life has been the poem I would have writ My life has been the poem I would have writ But I could not both live and utter it. – Henry David Thoreau Audrey Bartholomew’s take: Today ​has been​ the prose​ I would […]

Copy-Change: “Next Case” by John Lawless

Copy-Change: “Next Case” by John Lawless

Original Poem: “Next Case” by John Lawless It was too loud…. perhaps too soft A bit succinct…. bordered on terse A rhythm laced with stumbling blocks Its meter…. broke sidewalk cracks Spellcheque….well it can’t be trusted Nor syllables counted on the fingers The court of […]

Copy-Change: At the Edge of Time by Pierre Reverdy

Copy-Change: At the Edge of Time by Pierre Reverdy

Original Poem: The stems of  the sun bent over the eye The sleeping man The whole of  the earth And this head heavy with fear In the night This complete hole Vast And even so streaming with water The noise The peals of  little bells […]