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poetry

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Me and the Moon and the Sycamore Tree, The Trance of Beauty

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Me and the Moon and the Sycamore Tree, The Trance of Beauty

Me and the Moon and the Sycamore Tree I’ll tell you a tale of a sweet memory from a time in my life I felt lonely. The building...
February 5, 2016 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY SARAH ESCUE: After Meditating in the Forest, The Sacred Fig Tree, A Haiku, I Bloom Like the Ginger Root

POEMS BY SARAH ESCUE: After Meditating in the Forest, The Sacred Fig Tree, A Haiku, I Bloom Like the Ginger Root

After Meditating in the Forest Doi Suthep-Pui National Park   A wind filters through me, my lungs swell, unswell—.   Buried...
January 30, 2016 × 0 comments

fiction

ADIEU, RIVENDELL: Leaving God to find God [Part 2 of 2]

ADIEU, RIVENDELL: Leaving God to find God [Part 2 of 2]

This is the conclusion to a story, set in the late ’90s—read part 1»  Cyber-launch I’d arrived in St. Louis in mid-July...
January 29, 2016 × 1 comment

quotations

BELIEVE QUOTES: 25 motivational quotes to inspire good thoughts

BELIEVE QUOTES: 25 motivational quotes to inspire good thoughts

If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything. – Gordon A. Eadie Don’t be afraid of your fears....
January 23, 2016 × 0 comments

quotations

CHANGE QUOTES: 35 quotations to help you transition

CHANGE QUOTES: 35 quotations to help you transition

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop...
January 22, 2016 × 0 comments

quotations

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA QUOTES: 20 quotes to enhance your daily life

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA QUOTES: 20 quotes to enhance your daily life

In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart. – Swami Vivekananda (following quotes all by Swami Vivekananda) In...
January 18, 2016 × 3 comments

fiction

ADIEU, RIVENDELL: Leaving God to find God [Part 1 of 2]

ADIEU, RIVENDELL: Leaving God to find God [Part 1 of 2]

Part I Flight under cover of darkness I walk out of my house at 4 a.m., carrying my duffel bag and guitar, and make sure the door...
January 16, 2016 × 1 comment

poetry

POEMS BY RYAN WARREN: How to Feed Your Silence, Puddles, Eviction

POEMS BY RYAN WARREN: How to Feed Your Silence, Puddles, Eviction

How to Feed Your Silence First, know this: it will hide. It is skittish, fragile, wide eyes peering from your darkest wood, feeding...
January 14, 2016 × 1 comment

fiction

THE MOUSE AND THE DANDELION: Lessons in life and love

THE MOUSE AND THE DANDELION: Lessons in life and love

“Excuse me, excuse me, move over, coming through, ahem, pardon, beg yours,” said the mouse, as he scurried rather randomly...
January 10, 2016 × 0 comments