Requiem at the Churchyard Across Our Elementary School and Other Poems

By Pax Maghacot Requiem at the Churchyard Across Our Elementary School Many occasions during recess our games were interrupted by the blessing of the dead at the churchyard just across the street from our elementary school. We stopped playing, rushed to the low wall and watched the spooky scene time and again – A wooden … Continue reading Requiem at the Churchyard Across Our Elementary School and Other Poems

Visions for the Mind

By Nancy Lou Henderson Sun, fluffy clouds, blue skies Night, full moon, bright stars Tree, brown branches, green leaves House, raised windows, opened doors. Grass, freshly cut, trimmed edges, Child, singing sweetly, doing circles. Butterfly, bright yellow, fluttering wings Squirrel, digging dirt, hiding pecans. Hummingbird, drinking fast, red flowers. Rainbow, touching ground, vibrant colors. Baby, … Continue reading Visions for the Mind

The Great Gingerbread Rescue and Other Poems

By Ken Gosse The Great Gingerbread Rescue It happened in Maine at the Gingerbread Fest where the “World’s Best Cookie” is made. A deer got ensnared in the “Dough That’s The Best” when it wandered away from its glade. Though I wasn’t near, I did overhear what a lovely young lass told her beau: “Did … Continue reading The Great Gingerbread Rescue and Other Poems