Beach Lover Like Me by Angela “asset” Gilmore I saw a beach lover like me Walking barefoot toward the shore, Bearing our weighted hearts again “Sand steps” deepening even more. Wearing cutoff jeans and a lowly top Carrying only our shoes, nothing more Leaving loved-lost sadness tossed Beneath the cross of “never more.” She came […]
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A Work in Progress by Sandi Garside Blueberries and butterflies Oh, how my heart cries Just to be silly For me it’s giggles and loads of gum For you it may be a big bottle of rum Just to be silly And there are those with hearts of maximum size They make chocolate oatmeal for […]
Drowning in Indecision by Patricia McGehee When is speaking up timely? Always… Never… Too presumptuous… Too rebellious… Too scary… Reticence is safe… Lest you forget Result An inundation of regret *** When is moving on timely? Anytime… Sometime… Not now… Too risky… Too soon… Too threatening… Cling to debate Result Someday arrives too late *** […]
Walls by Arleen Mariotti Walls We’ve had lots of them: Great China Wall, Hadrian’s Wall, Wall of Jericho Walls barricaded Walls said: Vamoose, Go away Built to defend and fortify They didn’t work Then there was the Berlin Wall Concrete and barbed wire Guards and Checkpoint Charlie It isolated and […]
Wildlife Jam: A Driver’s Guide Through Yellowstone by Mike Silver Brake and stare, Park and gawk, Dash across the road, Aim and shoot. See a moose on the left, Slam the brakes! Back up half a mile, See bears in the trees. Idle the engine, Wait for bison to move, Drive at a crawl, Check out […]
Oh Sparkling Waves by Wendy Gardana Oh sparkling waves of seafoam green, And silky white sand between my toes, Seagulls many on the scene, My avid fascination grows. Seashells like treasure at my feet, Invite a search of promised bounty. A startled fiddler crab to meet, I feel their tiny eyes around me. My face […]