and…love…- Gabriela M (Short Prose)

https://shortprose.blog/ and…this night is jasmine and is sandthe trees are fingers with no endthe earth has eyesthe tears have thighs you…you are the voice of lonely heightsI am the day without sightsa leaf is falling on my hipsinto the air a form of lips and…your touches hide in poetrya flower faints with jealousyyour dreams taste like forbiddenContinue reading “and…love…- Gabriela M (Short Prose)”

A Lesson From Rock Bottom – Ena Whiteraven

(as was shared on lunaiswriting) https://lunatheblog.com/ Buffeting winds! Blades of iceLight of a candle calls youCourage and strength both failHope and joy released as birdsShadows of warmth cruelly mock you –Knees give way to an endless descentWith final breath, you cry outFrom the bottomless pit of death.But what is this?Not oblivion, but … a stepSuspendedContinue reading “A Lesson From Rock Bottom – Ena Whiteraven”

Girl of honey – The Feathered Sleep

https://thefeatheredsleepcom.wordpress.com/ You have been in my mind A very long time I wonder how long it takes For a persistent, returning thought To gain permanence Some part of me, an echo of some part of you Even if one way, even if you have no idea, even if I am one of many There’s somethingContinue reading “Girl of honey – The Feathered Sleep”

WILL -Dale Beck

https://futuredaze.blog/ WILL AND IN DEATH THERE IS A PREGNANT PAUSE… LIFE STOPS, IT GESTATES LIKE AN EMBRYO, SITTING JUST ABOVE YOUR HEART, WAITING FOR THE RIGHT TIME TO REAWAKEN. WHEN ALL YOUR LIFE IS INVESTED IN THE DEPARTED… LIFE HAS NO DIRECTION TO FOLLOW. GESTATION IS HARD AND LONG… FRAUGHT WITH THE DANGERS. IT TOOKContinue reading “WILL -Dale Beck”

He's like the wind – Michelle Cook (Her Writing Haven)

https://herwritinghaven.com/ ThereThen goneBack againThen gone againThe cycle never endsI can’t catch himKeep himMake him stayHe’s like the windThrough outstretched armsI come back emptyEvery time © 2020 Michelle Cook get more a’ Michelle’s fine Cookin’ at: https://herwritinghaven.com/

golden – Jessica Walker

https://espressostain.wordpress.com/ this is for when you feel less than the sun in your hair less than the spark in your eyes and the sweet curve of your smile this is for when you feel below for when you feel less than you the darkness will lie rob you like a thief in the night hang tightContinue reading “golden – Jessica Walker”

With Guitar in Hand – Robert Okaji

https://robertokaji.com/ With Guitar in Hand for Stephanie With guitar in hand I observe the green beetles bumbling about,the way they careen and crash and flail aimlessly, but to a purpose. Sometimes I attempt one note, only to strike another, or pluckingthree strings simultaneously, focus on the discordant one, which is, of course, me. How doContinue reading “With Guitar in Hand – Robert Okaji”

Salt – AB (Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything)

https://abozdar.wordpress.com/ The beat restartsFlicker on the screenHope of life rekindlesin darkness so deepThe person you seeThat person doesn’t weepAfter million cuts of sorrowInjuries so steepHe has to hold his heartCaress it to sleepto hide unstoppablesalty water for more from AB, click the following link: https://abozdar.wordpress.com/

Awkward Crush -Deb Wittham

I saw you kissing her today,Yup my best friends, but I knowI’ll forgive you, for you are it,The one, my love, Ok you’veNever spoken to me butWhen you do you’ll realizeWe’re meant to be together likePaper and pen,Sneakers and chewing gum,Young love and desire.‘Til then I’ll wait and talk to myHer, she loves to gossip.Continue reading “Awkward Crush -Deb Wittham”

red flag – Melody Chen

https://heartbeatingwings.wordpress.com/ tell me how this is faira forgotten crop during harvest seasonthe only one to still care aftereveryone has gone homecall her the last one standing & it will seem likeit was meant to be like this, notout of abandonment becausei loved your sunsetsenough, to forgetthe night we folded into immediately aftera javelin thrown intoContinue reading “red flag – Melody Chen”