Throwback Friday: Song Of The Dead- Christine E. Ray

I have learned to carry my ghosts with reverence slip them gently into my coat pockets cradle them close to carotid pulse these most loyal of my companions lull to the steady beat of my survivor’s heart they are with me always unseen but not unfelt borrowing touches through my fingertips stolen glances through my … Continue reading Throwback Friday: Song Of The Dead- Christine E. Ray

THROWBACK FRIDAY- Linda Lee Lyberg – When the Mirror is Clear

Those in-between moments when the mirror is clearare like chasing black crows in my flying dreamswith my piercing eagle eyes shining in bright haze.I fear I am much too fond of this thing we call loveSo I soar above the bitterness in this tormented worldFor these are troubling times of intense sorrow.I know tomorrow’s news … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY- Linda Lee Lyberg – When the Mirror is Clear

Throwback Friday – Care Guide – Eric (EDC Writing)

'Poem and a line' -  an early 2018 poem and a six word line - a light care guide to laundry!  ..... Care guide no use hand rub squeeze tight deep soak wet through hot wash why rush spin-cycles least two well-conditioned hell yes iron best wrinkle free airing-cupboard tight fit while here clean sheets … Continue reading Throwback Friday – Care Guide – Eric (EDC Writing)

Hallelujah, Classic Poems Presented by Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas

Leonard Cohen was a Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Poet, and Author. The body of work he left behind is honest, prolific, and profound. While the  lyrics to "Hallelujah" don't constitute traditional "classic poetry," they feel comforting to me in these pandemic days we share. I invite you to give a listen to the video version shared … Continue reading Hallelujah, Classic Poems Presented by Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas

The Summer Day, by Mary Oliver | Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas

A classic poem by Mary Oliver, "The Summer Day", presented by Donna. Mary Oliver is by far my favorite poet and essayist. The way she pays attention, how nature left her amazed, how she continued to be aware and amazed by the everyday...I can only hope to live up to her example. I consider her … Continue reading The Summer Day, by Mary Oliver | Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas

Review of Tel – S. Karlan by Kristiana Reed

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery. "Your body caught in a wave Turning you over in the thick brine" In archaeology, a tel (Hebrew for 'hill' or 'mound') is a mound formed by generations of people living in the same place for hundreds and thousands of years. Whilst, 'Aviv' is Hebrew for 'spring'. Thus, Karlan's three … Continue reading Review of Tel – S. Karlan by Kristiana Reed

An Old Story by Tracy Smith, Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe’s, Barista’s

I was drawn towards this brilliant poem "An Old Story" by Poetry laureate Tracy Smith from her collection "Wade in Water" when I received the poster for the National Poetry Month 2019. The words in the poem bring so much hope and light so relevant to the desperate times that we all are in. An … Continue reading An Old Story by Tracy Smith, Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe’s, Barista’s