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This Issue:

MayJun 2018

  • I See You
  • Bitterness
  • Safe & Secure
  • and more!


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God’s Wonderful Creation: A Villanelle

Estela Canama

In a place of comfort and relaxation
Gentle breeze calms the senses
Behold the beauty of God’s creation

A panorama of mountainous region
The beauty of newly bloom lavenders
In a place of comfort…

03/18/18 at 06:38 PM

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Elaine Creasman

Father, I don’t want to cut anymore.
But right now I’m feeling tempted.
I long to…

03/15/18 at 03:12 PM


Misty L. Butler

Deliberately, you look at me
and don’t like what you see.
You analyze and criticize
and judge how I should be.
You patronize my shape, my size—
I’m not the look you…

03/14/18 at 08:03 AM


Veronica Paver, 17

I wake up to another painful day.
I hear yelling and screaming, and I want to fade away.
I crawl out of the place where I feel safe—my bed,
as deceiving voices…

03/12/18 at 11:46 AM

In the Silence

Lauren Porterfield

I know that you’re sitting in the silence of the night with me.
I begin to pour out my heart to you.
       I hear no reply.

03/07/18 at 01:51 PM

Listening In The Silence

Tynea Lewis

The quiet fills my heart,
Giving me a chance
To really listen.
What I hear
I must obey and follow.
The courage I…

03/05/18 at 11:47 AM

Less Is More

Carolyn Caines

Less is more—well, more or less.
To speak less and say more,
To doubt less and hope more,
To rush less and see more,
To judge less and forgive more,
To complain less and…

02/27/18 at 04:05 PM

Be Still

Richard Woodard

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

02/19/18 at 11:48 AM


Katelyn Burch, 19

There comes a point in the journey
a perfect time to walk alone
I see familiar faces
far away
and I’m so far from them
Friends having so much…

02/16/18 at 11:28 AM

Soul Pressure

Casey Colombo

I feel it
surrounding my soul
taunting me
prodding me
to give in to…

02/12/18 at 03:38 PM

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