Flame of Hope by Vignesh S Raj

Darkness descends on meA sense of being lost is feltAs I stand looking helplessGoing back is not a choiceFor my trail couldn’t be seenAnd the path ahead seemed blurryWhere do I go from here?I look up at the gloomy skiesWishing it would light my hopeOnly to see its darkened faceThat refuses to open its starry…

The Phoenix by Joni Caggiano

A serpent turning into a great bird with wings of blue and words I heard killing and blood death and sorrow innocence crying forgetting tomorrow great his sword wings shine white serpent sailing high God’s hand did smite dazzling light rising many souls ascend heaven greets all souls reside within -JONI CAGGIANO Joni’s blog is…

My Shadow by Joni Caggiano

tenderly touch me for I was once raw singing floral notes softly from a flush sky never leaving your shadow, you are my shelter my guardian, my shield who wisely can hum away pain bodies entwine like veins heating us up soft the blanket you lay upon my tender soul weaving a home of soft…

Dreams I Borrowed by Geetika Meena

A few borrowed dreams That’s all I had no more I have to give them back I knew for sure So I dared to gather some more All together under my pillow they were stored To protect them from theft I couldn’t sleep anymore “Dreams I borrowed” -GEETIKA MEENA Geetika Meena loves expressing her inner…

DIFFICULT by Michael Walters

(AN ACROSTIC POEM) Don’t just do the easy things It isn’t as rewarding, it isn’t as satisfying For when you do the hard things, the amazing is possible For when you do the hard things, the needed is done It gives you back so much than the effort put in Culminating in the feeling of…

I Gently Wish Upon a Star by Jeff Flesch

heart aches, reminding me of earthquakes, experienced in between the lines, moving past mistakes of a life, this life, lived in moments unsure, and in others, grown taller than the applewood trees flowers… beauty lives, at times, in the splendor of the exquisite pain beneath our reach as we teach, and transpose to, and for…

A Trick on Life by M. Taggart

I played a trick on lifeand trusted it.Along with what my mind delivered;the opening of a door, the murmurof a child, the running feet froma few rooms away until finallythey were no longer away, but here.As if when having thought about lifewith him, long before conception,was a reality. And somehow, it was.Much like the storm…