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This Issue:

JulAug 2016

  • compassion
  • addiction
  • blame game
  • and more!


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I’m Sorry

Carolyn Caines

He needs to learn a lesson, Lord.
He cannot act that way.
He’s irresponsible and proud.
For sins he needs to pay.

I’ll let her stew for just awhile
because of her…

08/10/16 at 07:58 AM

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Pray for the Poet

Bridget Holmstrom

Think a moment to yourself
before you hear these rhymes.
What are poems written of
one too many times?

Depression and anxiety
are commonly…

08/07/16 at 03:09 PM

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Why I Write Poetry

Tameka Edwards

Prose and passages
     flood my mind.
Eager to express,
     I write and unwind.

Hear, O Lord, my righteous plea; listen to my cry. Give ear to my prayer.

08/05/16 at 02:28 PM

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All My Words Spring from You

Tanya Ferdinandusz

I love to play with them
and work with them.
playing one word against another,

08/03/16 at 08:05 AM

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Butterflies: “Flying Flowers” of Insect World

Elizabeth Mann

Butterflies are truly “flying flowers” of the insect world. Their wing patterns are so diverse and unique. Their bright colors and gentle flights make them delightful. I hope you…

07/23/16 at 01:30 PM

Practice Compassion

Veronica Paver, 18

Compassion in the way we talk
Compassion everywhere we walk
Reaching out a helping hand
Supporting those who cannot stand
Putting ourselves in others’ shoes
And seeing others’ point of…

07/02/16 at 09:45 AM


Donny Ingraham

We need a holiday
free from remembering pain
I’m tired of remembering the fallen
people dying for no reason
fighting to achieve equality
We need a…

06/01/16 at 01:27 PM

Well Done

Alissa French

Success to me
cannot be measured by
wealth that will dwindle
or clothes that will fade.

Success to me
comes from the beauty…

05/28/16 at 01:38 PM

The Storm

Ralph Carelli & Jennifer Osborne

Jesus got into a boat,
and we followed right along.
No sooner than we sailed, there rose
a very violent storm.

The waves came crashing over.
In our boat, the water was…

05/17/16 at 12:30 PM

Be Still

Richard Woodard

Silence your body
Do not speak
Silence your mind
Cease thinking
Silence your will

05/02/16 at 11:48 AM

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