Poetry

The Tension and Terror of Being by Allison Grayhurst

                     I see no brave and better day than what we own.                      I see no more precious challenge than that which is given us – to chose decisively between goodness and malice, to long for God and long criminals from their slumber. The heaviest pity, the most sheepish betrayal, the refuge of ugly ambition, all murder … Continue reading

Poetry

Star by Joop Bersee

                                                                                        Yes well we are distant now,                                                                                         the past like a darkening wall                                                                                         between us, an illness. I                                                                                         touch the bricks with my fingers,                                                                                         break my nails as I try to                                                                                         scratch the cement, grey, bitter,                                                                                         can’t focus any longer.                                                                                         Her images are coming                                                                                         out of my chest, projected                                                                                         on the wall like good old slides, … Continue reading