Cosmos Within by Jeff Flesch

I sit, knees and hands folded end over end awaiting the cosmos to appear within my heart, a flower blooming in the vacuum of space and time a riddle, when chasing the flickering mind yet, if we stop to realize a resemblance arises of the trees and the breeze and, of something far grander than…

Shoot Your Questions at the Abyss by Bogdan Dragos

there is one supreme blissful presence here it’s night time I’m in my element Freshly awakened after a day of sleep I’m not a vampire I only used to wish I were when I first started living like this. What can I say, I was young and playful Now I know I’m something worse than…

A Shepherd’s Tale by Tony Ashenden

Consider, discuss, decide as you must. A boy      of nine I was, given to play? Yes-               but impatient to grow. A minder of sheep and goat, not quite a shepherd, you understand. Arab Jewish Samaritans, lowborn we were     under Roman rule in the land of Moses. Tent dwellers; nomadic in the Way of the Sea…