- Read Poem: TAKE ME BACK TO WHEN, by Syed Mashiat Hussain
- Read Poem: MERAKI, by Dina Jael
- Read Poem: THE POETRY OF YOU & ME, by April May Read
- “Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity.” — Art of Quotation
- “No one is born with greed, prejudice, bigotry, patriotism and hatred; these are all learned behavior patterns.” — Art of Quotation
Category Archives: family
She stared at it a carbon copy of herself stared back smiling exposing it’s horrible jagged teeth and a dead expression Continue reading
Despair and longing shredded his soul as he silently gazed upon the family he once had
Pain smoldered and cut through his heart like a knife causing an ache as rememberance flung him into a dark hole cold to the touch shuddering as if very sad Continue reading
My mother was born a cherry blossom.
full of little budding flowers with the scent of heaven swirling around her space.
The same way a tea light flickers in a power starved bedroom.
Her glow enchanting, inviting, promising warmth but watch out or she will burn you,
striking you with her heat so quickly you will not be able to get away before she consumes you body and soul. Continue reading
You’re the son of wrath
conceived with rage
sheltered by pride
raised Continue reading
“You’re not the boss of me!” the kindergartner said
When his mommy told him, “Son, now it’s time for bed!”
“Wait till I turn 18, I’ll do just as I please”
Said the boy to his father as he took away his keys
“I’m 21 and DRINK; stop me if you dare!” Continue reading
I looked deeper in
aching to abyss to understand
And I understoodtand
And I understood Continue reading
Like many of you, I burrow seasonal trenches
Up and down and through,
Weaving my way through the ideology
That tomorrow’s winter will ever be colder than today’s.
I prefer a Sunday dance around a newspaper
And a misty cup beside my father’s silence, Continue reading