As the World Burns is an outstanding collection of prose, poetry, and art that brilliantly illuminates the monumental events weighing upon our world, it’s communities and families, friends and neighbors. The anthology gives a voice to myriad emotions that have settled into hearts and souls worldwide, yet stick in our collective throats, unable to be … Continue reading Laurie Wise Reviews As the World Burns
Indie Blu(e) Publishing is thrilled to announce that As the World Burns: Writers and Artists Reflect on a World Gone Mad in now available on Amazon in both print and Kindle versions.
Masquerade is #18 in this collection I'm calling, very simply, 100+ Poetic Forms.
maybe I’ll wake up savor a hot cup of coffee in the quiet morning light watch the birds and squirrels spar fight over the fallen seed maybe I’ll grab the babe my son’s son living with me, with his dad and his mom maybe later we’ll go for a walk see more birds, perhaps a … Continue reading Maybe Again Tomorrow, by Donna Matthews
I step outside, warm sun on my face My feet tingle in sneakers, newly purchased Eager to see old friends, travel to new places My mind eager, and fueling the fire is worth it But do I like what I see? What greets my eye is somber streets Hurried steps conceal timid faces Mothers of … Continue reading I Don’t Like What I See-Devereaux Frazier
A Poem Today a poem written years from nowabout a time of social distancewhen touching frowned uponwhen 6ft above the groundkept you from 6ft belowa time of fear and uncertaintynot unlike the time of nowthe years between that poem and todaycall for brave hearts and wordsto tell the storiesto share the timesa poem today written … Continue reading A Poem Today, by Donna Matthews
I wrote earlier today about personal struggles I am having deciding what to post on Brave and Reckless during these uncertain times (While Rome Burns). My very wise friend Georgiann Carlson at Rethinking Life reminded me that I am known for my writing/creativity prompts and that it would make sense for me to collect and publish writing … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19
if this be the end of days it is not just the world that has become unrecognizable it is me I find most changed I thought I knew myself oil burning furiously upon the water fist raised in defiance challenging the heartless gods only to find myself instead drifting rootless unmoored in this dark sea … Continue reading Upon Waking in a Pandemic – Christine E. Ray