We Cannot Look Away: Not another 17, not another One

Just another day just another town bullet perforated backpacks spilling loose-leaf lined paper, textbooks onto blood stained sidewalks helicopters hovering to give us the birds eye view I tried to avert my eyes out of respect for the dead the injured but I could not look away Christine Ray Even though I should Because I … Continue reading We Cannot Look Away: Not another 17, not another One

Spoken Word Spotlight: Catch A Firefly/S. Francis

Welcome to Spoken Word Spotlight.  Every Wednesday, Christine brings a writer’s words to life.  This week she brings us a beautiful and nostalgic poem by Barista S. Francis. Sit back, take a sip of coffee, close your eyes and enjoy. If you would like Christine to highlight a piece of your writing, please contact Go … Continue reading Spoken Word Spotlight: Catch A Firefly/S. Francis

Turn the Night On- Christine Ray (Brave and Reckless) & S Francis (SailorPoet)

“Looks like they are at it again,” Mouse. “Did you have your coffee, yet,” Gecko? “No, make you a cup while we watch them work?” “Sounds excellent.” Presenting another collaboration between S Francis and Christine https://braveandrecklessblog.com/ https://sailorpoet.com/ Won’t you stay, My love?   Outside snow falls steady Gusted by north wind Tapping at our window … Continue reading Turn the Night On- Christine Ray (Brave and Reckless) & S Francis (SailorPoet)

Our Undertow-S Francis/SailorPoet & Christine Ray/Brave and Reckless

In the sleepless nights since you left I have become a ghost Haunting lonely shores. My restless legs cover miles Before giving out. I am raw, ragged   Who will walk with me through The darkside of this morning Where our kaleidoscoped story Hovers above the water’s surface Piercing me before they blur in the … Continue reading Our Undertow-S Francis/SailorPoet & Christine Ray/Brave and Reckless