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Because Aging, Because Heartache

Because Aging, Because Heartache   By Sarah B. Sullivan   I listen because bad teeth make it harder to talk, because overmedication, even if it is the right medication, makes...

Longing for Shelter

Longing for Shelter   We build couch pillow forts before we learn to add. We crave tiny tree houses before we can climb, blanket tents before we’ve ever...

I am from Wanting and Having

I Am From Wanting and Having Sarah Sullivan By Sarah B. Sullivan

Aging

By John F. Rifenberg           My mind lives this fabulous life; it’s full of...

Gun Control

Gun Control By John F. Rifenberg     Now,...

Blessings for All That is Missing

Blessings for All That is Missing By Sarah B Sullivan November 22, 2018 If you are hungry, I wish for you a table full of sustenance and grace. Let us...

The Conflict, A Veteran’s Day Poem

The Conflict A Veteran's Day Poem By John F. Rifenberg A baby cries in the night longing to hear his mother’s heart beating as she holds him...

Spirits of the Dead

Spirits of the Dead By Edgar Allen Poe   I    Thy soul shall find itself alone  ’Mid dark thoughts of the gray tombstone—  Not one, of all the crowd, to...

A Song of Travel

A Song of Travel By Rudyard Kipling   Where's the lamp that Hero lit Once to call Leander home? Equal Time hath shovelled it 'Neath the wrack...

ICE Agents Storm My Porch

ICE Agents Storm My Porch By Maria Melendez Kelson The Indiscriminate Citizenry of Earth are out to arrest my sense of being a misfit. “Open up!” they bellow, hands quiet...