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We have republished the post again because it had some grammar error. But the system does not allow to delete the previous one. We apologize. Regards j re crivello “If you want your children to be smart, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be smarter, read them more fairy tales. ” Albert…

Sightless Eyes Cry Too

By Terveen Gill He was near her, barely an arm’s length away. If she could have, she would have slapped him. But recently blinded, her remaining senses weren’t yet sharp enough, and she would have surely missed her mark. His breathing annoyed her, heavy and then light, the smell of peppermint invaded her private space….

I heard it through the grapevine

By Tina Cleveland Blog Joseph Green sat on the front porch, the wooden veranda creaking with the forward and back motion of the sturdy swing. He loved to sit there penning poems, the gardenias filling the air, offering inspiration. His muse, Phyllis, his beau since 6th grade, had been the subject of most of his…

What would you dare to dream if you knew you were already worthy?

SedenB Watanabe I believe as we grow older, our trails only grow more arduous and demanding. Being an adult surely comes with a huge baggage but despite the overload, the best part about being a grown-up is developing a sense of autonomy. As an adult, you have the freedom to walk away from the things…

A Peculiar Memory

By Chantal Brown blog There is an odd moment I recall every now and then. A memory that revisits in the hour when the moon untangles her chiffon veil, shadows pooling at her feet. Tonight, it finds me in my failed search for sheep to indulge a silly bedtime routine. I met a girl whose…

Desert Blooms by Michele Lee

Blog https://myinspiredlife.org/ An office with a window view has been transformed into a garden, thanks to you. Spring has ushered in a month of sharing what Divinity has so graciously given. Colors and fragrance burst from my screen, flooding my senses and drawing me in. I pause, I gaze, I smile, I breathe. I pluck…

A GONDOLIER; A STARLIT NIGHT

by Mike Steeden Conjure me a social leperConjure me an ice cold beerConjure me a starlit nightAnd perhaps a romantic gondolier Venice, it was VeniceWhere my sanity was lostFell in love with an actressWith a heart as cold as frost Blanche the name she went bySo sweet when I had moneySo cruel when she had…

Toxic People Make Us Look Crazy

By Tamara Yancosky Blog Long introductions leading to the actual subject at hand frustrate me. Thus, without further la de da, here is a list of some reasons on how toxic people be makin’ us look crazy: 1). We go back and forth from No Contact with toxic people to wanting to give these puppeteers…

A Note to Nina and Betty

By Michele Lee Link Blog Why it took me searching for a protest song over eight years ago to find you, Nina Simone, I will never know. Of course, I know the answer to my rhetorical question. Your absence from musical rotations and from historical discussions (and from acceptance into the Institute of Music in…

Cynbel

By A. M. Moscoso link to my Enduring Bones ” That daughter of yours- she’s a quiet one, isn’t she? ” The 6th Grade teacher at Old Creek Elementary School said to Mr. and Mrs. Erbin at the last Parent- Teacher Conference” I don’t think I’ve heard her say more then four words in the entire…

Mercy kill

From the hand of the writer Bogdan, we return to the path of short stories – j re crivello (editor) by Bogdan Dragos When the enemy strikes keep your gun close to you. That worked during the war, but the war was all those years ago and the saying didn’t apply today. Today it was…

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BITTER DISAPPOINTMENT

By Manuel Calderon No corner of heaven it’s good to hide of the anguish of a blue snake if your life were shattered I follow the footprints of the drowned flowers carrying the dead weight of reality The deception of consuming the impossible inside faded photos make the stars disappear leaving my soul in the…