Prose by Alex Andy Phuong

A Garden in the State of California I am outside near my lemon tree. Sunlight shines upon my body. I express gratitude for having Vitamin D flow through my veins. I breathe air to survive as well as thrive. I walk on the grass, and feel the Earth beneath my feet. I am getting older, … Continue reading Prose by Alex Andy Phuong

And Yet, We Love

By Mike Turner Loveis to takethe essence of oneself And offer it upNaked, defenseless, vulnerableto another With faiththat it will be vouchsafed tenderly And lingering knowledgethat all may be lost And yetWe love Mike Turner is a songwriter and poet living on the US Gulf Coast. He was named Male Gospel Entertainer of the Year … Continue reading And Yet, We Love

Photography by Laura Giardina

Photos from Top Left to Bottom are: “Native Palms,” “Pueblo Dwellings,” and “Wild and Free,” Laura Giardina is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, New York, where she majored in Photography and Media Arts/Illustration. She has served as manager in creative at Avon Products, Inc. and has photographed products, models, and many of … Continue reading Photography by Laura Giardina

Haiku by Thomas Page

A litany of Purple wildflowers on The concrete island. Knights of yore wore masks To protect themselves from strikes From their foes unknown. The rain poured purple— The lighting thunder gray— The sky shaded black. The salamanders Under the rocks with mother— Micro-firmament. The puzzle disjointed— A million bits of soul— Each color indistinct. The … Continue reading Haiku by Thomas Page