Category Archives: poetry

The Weight of Rocks

The Weight of Rocks She pulls them from the dirt sees herself both rugged and smooth gritty and unpolished wonders at beginnings theirs and hers beauty’s subtle hues pinks, grays and blues tumbled to brokenness long hidden in earth she … Continue reading

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Burnt Forst

Charred black trees frozen into statues patched with sun-polished silver un-bending limbs broken by wind stunning skeletons against canvas blue sky wounded warriors reaching for second chances rising from ashen earth springtime sprouts green beauty from the flaming beast Jean … Continue reading

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Luna

faithful to her calling she shows up even when fullness fades and shape begins to shift she owns the beauty of her light Jean E .Taddonio

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A Word About Daddy

I was only three when I awakened him to announce Daddy, I’m afraid of the dark” Mom stayed asleep. It was 2:00 a.m. Oh honey, let’s go see don’t be afraid lifted high atop his shoulders I had no place … Continue reading

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A Poet’s Voice

Poets give voice to thoughts mined from hearts respond to a call to delve deeper grapple with questions answered by mystery Poets grant dreams a place to sift light from darkness distill imaginings gleam without pretense reflect sunlight on cobwebs … Continue reading

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Imprint on My Heart

She knew they were for me God prompted her, she said when she arrived at the door The orange-sweet roses were past budding The florist lady had handed them to her Said they were too open to sell Just gave … Continue reading

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Roots

I drive past my childhood home It’s been many years and I feel like I’ve checked under my pillow and found the tooth fairy’s surprise Dare I knock at the door Discover what I thought was a mansion is more … Continue reading

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