Torn Heart’s Desire

BY LIZ GALE Green grass touching sand clouds pouring towards the shoreline; the abstract way seagulls hang against the waves and compliment the sun. Hair spilling down her bare back as she watches the frame photograph it’s colours into a monochrome memory of days fragranced with lilac in Eliot’s cruelest month. Her heart torn and hanging while the waves crash and the seabirds sing the … Continue reading Torn Heart’s Desire

Spring Resurrection

BY LIZ GALE Softly shifting skies, clouds masking the solitude of the setting sun flowing effortlessly in a pastel dream. Shadows of leaves drifting slowly down the lane, weary trees brushing the cobblestones with darkened light. Night falls slowly. Creatures of the night beginning to stir, the dusk, their dawn as the awakening stars whisper softly to them the moon rising gracefully. The sound of … Continue reading Spring Resurrection

A Picture of Heaven

BY DAVE CANNON The sunshine enlightens my spirit, Breaching the darkest corridors of the soul, Generating a golden radiance that illuminates my every move, The colored petals of cherry blossom cushion my footsteps, And stimulate my senses with a scent of true splendor, Laying a sheath of sweet aromatic silk that caresses the skin, The gentle breeze whispers throughout the treetops, And catches the falling … Continue reading A Picture of Heaven

Lacrimosa – Requiem For My Father

BY VALENTYNA HOLLOWAY Wind blows through my memories, turning pages that slowly fade to black. Emotions they haven’t invented words for choke my throat and steal my breath. There are no words for those left behind, no final good-bye, no smile, no reassurances. Just silence. Silence and the wind waving through the verdant grass, the flowers gently moving in condolence, the trees lowering blossom laden … Continue reading Lacrimosa – Requiem For My Father