Category Archives: poetry

Last Year

(Same River, New Waters …) Last year passed the golden glove You know, the one with a fist of iron. She wanted no more of it. Nor I. Those glossy, glittering, glistening, shining products of a golden age had lost … Continue reading

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Pine Cone

… in a world beleaguered by well healed negligence …
… your unconscious prayer for a better world … Continue reading

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Blackbird

Your red-rimmed, mystic, all-seeing eye that asks of us the question … why you’re first to rise, not we in time to hear your cry. A share of this full Earth is how, you feed your Spring-time pride. An earthworm … Continue reading

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Eva Joy

Mother Earth expected your arrival her hills and mountains tumbled into plains, but fault-lines held for your survival. She is made of you and you of her, atoms and molecules indistinguishable within the organic life you share now the planets, … Continue reading

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The Great Divide

Crossing the great divide between the dark age and a brave new world, sailing from the safety of knowing your place into uncharted waters. In a deep and sickly swell, an ocean of uncertainty, struggling to recall the purpose of … Continue reading

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One of A Kind

Is she the last of a generation …? Continue reading

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Sunday

Walking home from church. Like seeing the sun rise over the week ahead, mind full of penitence, a righteous child, wrapped in reverential warmth and a sense of duty fulfilled. That place of comfort, as short lived as chocolate, such … Continue reading

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The Horizon Written … A New Musical Composition

A new composition from composer, Joseph Alen Shaw, is indicative of a man of considerable musical talent, who doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet. Not for the first time, has he used poetry to inspire musical composition. Last … Continue reading

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The BeZine, October 2017, Vol. 4, Issue 1 , Music to the Eyes

Source: The BeZine, October 2017, Vol. 4, Issue 1 , Music to the Eyes

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Underneath The Stairs

And how their days would start at dawn
to sounds of clacking feet.
Underneath the stairs they’d run,
their serving paths to beat. Continue reading

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