Touch and Taste by Jeff Flesch

every little touch, and taste takes me to another place desire afire, living inside the tranquility of the seas with dark blue and indigo too a backdrop of the love inside our truth they live in the skies burnt amber, and copper filled jewels, raining down love on me and you -JEFF FLESCH Jeff grew…

Cosmic Radiance by Jeff Flesch

I walk along the forest floor, watching as the mysteries pour forth blooming evergreen weeds, struggling up through the ground looking to see if anyone’s around they always wink at me relating a resilience and a broad-spectrum playfulness hidden inside the stars heavens, a mirror takes two seconds more to notice in the dew lingering…

Fiery Lake by Jeff Flesch

love lives in each heartbeat and breath we take, regardless of past mistakes and the pain we rake like mist that takes me on a trip down memory lane and into the fiery lake I transpire. lingering on the petal of a flower and, within an hour? clarity becomes truth just like the love, I…

Anniversary by Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

Inhaling each breath you exhale,knowing our love could never fail.A part of me lives in your eyes,your presence makes my spirit fly. We met each other magically,to change our lives so drastically.Enhanced by our diversity,our love extends eternally. Swimming through life, collecting facts,while gaining proof that pile in stacks.Flying in our own hourglass,forming fond memories…

Empty Nest by Jeff Flesch

the pain comes to me in the afternoon as I sit in front of the tree meant for you and me I cannot hide from the tears inside they well up and finally, come forth in my heart and on my cheeks, they do intone a lingering in the midst of our tryst, as I…

Helios of Pain by Jeff Flesch

birds fly through the sky as in my heart our love always resides flittering and mistaking a beat or two for a remedy made of oranges that are blue in an afternoon of love-making combined with two souls partaking in each other, hand in hand and as I gasp, before the rendering is complete a…

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…

Night Tide by Jeff Flesch

I alight on a star it’s farther than I’ve ever been before a thousand miles away from you I transfix my eyes on all the galaxies next door while knowing they are reminiscent of a time before our love was larger than the sun in the sky within my heart you always did shine like…

My Flavors by Joni Caggiano

sipping me softly through a fairy’s straw sampling each flavor you whisper, it is my essence you savor arousing monarch butterflies now swing singing ballads to start flutes and a fluttering of my loving heart -JONI CAGGIANO Joni’s blog is Rum and Robots, where she has published poetry, photography, and short stories. Take a look…

Remains by Dr. Shailja Sharma

The cottage remains The myth of love still lives in the heap of straw and amongst the beads of a broken necklace The footsteps cutting through woods are deep, solid despite the rain through years Life is walking on them rather slowly due to a tangled “Scarf” -DR. SHAILJA SHARMA This poem was first published in…

Moon’s Dust by Jeff Flesch

drips drop from the top of a stopwatch as the minutes until we meet cascade over my heart watching the fear depart say you’ll love me until the last act of the art leaves forever and may we impart and imprint upon our collective souls the deep need for a fire so bold continuing to…

Blue Shoes by Jeff Flesch

shadows trace my fingers, a space of wonder filled with lace as other contexts make haste sending to my heart delicate fabrics, my mind’s eye, reminds me of times fire the nostalgia burns in bright colors, amber hues, and blue shoes filled will pebbles from our past, each one a memory — wispy-thin, and filled…

Collective Heritage by Joni Caggiano

sparkling eyes jump to blue skies laughter cracking like popcorn off pinecones while the sun sighs an echo, a reflection of my face joy creates sunbeams in her smile a bald eagle spots us in this place new roots toss footballs with dad blankets of earth’s carpet supple vibrating with merriment, now sad as end…

Running Through the Flowers by Jeff Flesch

the road unfolds along a dirt abode, where travelers come together seeking shelter from the storm rising with the sun, learning more in the afternoon glow, hints of colors so vivid, we are off and on the run towards the sunset, looking to the love within the window we’ve called forth on this conquest, we…

For the Love of Music by Joni Caggiano

black and white notes regale, a lark sings an ode to sunrise living within hollow black cracks amid dust, her voice exists slender fingers soar above the keys, creating amatory music tenderly, the way cream floats on milk, she bequeaths her love eyeing her from a distance, his body yielding a swell of passion unadorned,…

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…