I Keep Looking at Her

By Marc Carver I keep looking at her. I can't take my eyes off of her and she is looking straight at me as if I was the only man in the world. How I wish I could touch her or speak to her but I can't. So I just keep looking and breathing in … Continue reading I Keep Looking at Her

The Call

By Satabdi Saha It was time to go. The car was  scheduled to arrive after an hour or so. He sat, ruminating, heart heavy and torn, to leave the  house where he and Anjali lived for more than fifty years. The quiet little garden where they planted roses and her favourite Kamini tree beneath the … Continue reading The Call

The Healing Garden and Other Poems

By Rachel Fenton The Healing Garden The healing garden is a circle  within circles – raised flower   beds surround a sculpture  from the Rotary Club, gears   worn smooth, a clockwork cog.  An apology walks on two legs  between the unturned  earth; our PM lays out   peach for the dead.  Among all that is senseless,  feathers … Continue reading The Healing Garden and Other Poems

Butterflies and On an Unknown Road Just Before Dark

By Andre Swanepoel  Butterflies They break upon us unrelenting As the dawn breaks like a rainbow Refracting our dewdrop-eyes That settle at once upon our love Like condescending dust confounded In beauty that fuels these monarchs that flit As thoughts between sun and shade Gathering potency On an Unknown Road Just Before Dark The sun … Continue reading Butterflies and On an Unknown Road Just Before Dark

Laugh and Other Poems

By Alex Andy Phuong Laugh Laugh, But not out loud Chuckle But do not choke Satirize Yet also harmonize Employ humor Cautiously For the sake of Uniformity Unite Us! Intel Intellectual intelligence Much more than brilliance Employing the mind And sensation To offer profound perception And empathetic perspectives Upon collective collectives That define more than … Continue reading Laugh and Other Poems