By Cliff Eshom | Featured Contributor
Can blessings of life truly be free?
Sunshine, flowers, the shade of a tree.
Finding true love, is one of the keys.
Listening to ads, their only a tease,
tempting your flesh falsely to please
a portrait of life, seek only of ease.
Continue reading “Freedom to Care [a poem]”
By Cynthia Cady Stanton | Featured Contributor
In the right light,
the morning greets me
with the kind of hope needed
to float joyfully into the day.
I start with a smile
lit from within.
In the right light,
my elderly cat appears like a
kitten resting after deep play.
As the rays of sunshine he bathes in
shimmer across his gray coat,
they seem to hide how frail
he really is.
Continue reading “In the Right Light [a poem]”
By Barbara Leonhard | Featured Contributor
A note to encourage you
in these challenging times.
May you walk through the new year
with grace and ease.
May you have strength and resilience.
Be safe and healthy.
Be filled with joy and lifted up in love.
Continue reading “Bene [a poem]”
By Steven Michael Krystal | Featured Contributor
I have a friend, so do you,
We share laughs and smiles all day through,
For all of my life, telling me what to do,
A small voice from within, tried and true.
When we are kids, fun and play,
Days of bliss, all is okay,
As we grow up, things don’t go our way,
Life turns amiss, a steep price to pay.
Continue reading “A Small Voice from Within [a poem]”
By John Vasak | Featured Contributor
I’ll be okay I always say
Those three words I say again and again
It’s been forty-three years in this life of mine
And it feels like I do this all of the time
I’ve felt love and bliss
And that feeling from a kiss
I’ve seen beauty, hope, and people cope
With life and loss and the meaning of a cross
Continue reading “I’ll Be Okay [a poem]”
By Laura Fox | Featured Contributor
Beneath a stone
With pallid lips sealed tight.
But when come shades of night
Then forth, alone,
And ghastly frame
Should, ages since, be dust –
Yet, after death, she must,
Despite the same,
Continue reading “The Undead Past [a poem]”
By Brittny Lee | Featured Contributor
Trees still grow
Flaming crimsons and candy apple greens
On a street where she loved
and lived and sang with the stars
Her dream consumed her
A temptress all in white
Blush red among alabaster cheeks
becoming love tumbling down hills with her dream
Heart beating vital blood
Tendons stretching and breaths coming out in rasps
She reached her goal
Continue reading “Still Dreaming [a poem]”