Koto no Yume by Michael L. Utley

In dreamland forests of my soul I hear What deafened ears in waking cannot know A yearning in konara groves That lilts in silent soft-edged shadows calls The stream conversing with the hart has hushed Its liquid-silver voice now mute As herons ankle-deep in currents pause And reverently bow in pious prayer The insects cease…

Where’s the End by Swati Sharma

Oh dear! Comfort you are so cozy and warmJust like a blanket in a cold night and like homeYou make me feel lighter without any fearYou just become a habit, oh so dearOne part of me always pushes you away from meYes, I am one of those who mostly listen to the part that says-“…

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…

A Love, Emboldened by Jeff Flesch

books with broken spines, reminds me of a time, when pain was deeper, a love inclined towards the heavens, farther than can be seen, it’s as if, we’ve always believed in something grander, smiling in the face of adversity, we did not find our posterity, more a glimmer of uniformity, a gentle touch, skin bared…

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…