Et Lux Erat

ET LUX ERAT By Lucy Rutherford Word count: 189 Rating: G Summary: A poem describing the undeniable nature of God. We went last week to an exposition Or something of that sort And heard a man who studied things Like plants and old, dry bones. Self-proclaimed prophet he Who spoke for man, not God And... Continue Reading →


Ferguson’s Grave

FERGUSON'S GRAVE By Avellina Balestri Word count: 242 Rating: PG Summary: A lament for Major Patrick Ferguson   A lament for British Major Patrick Ferguson, killed at the Battle of King’s Mountain, October 7, 1780 *** Ferguson, lying beneath cold stones, Gray with lichen clinging, Do you yearn for the sounds of home? Can you... Continue Reading →

After the ‘45

“Oh, da,” he said, with a trembling voice, "Why must I make this terrible choice To leave yourself and the maiden I love, Go fight for James Edward’s right to his glove?

Where Does Love Reside?

By Moon Pryderi, March 30, 2016 Word Count: 263 Rating: G Summary: A discussion of love They say love dwells in the heart, That red mysterious chamber That pumps three billion times If you are blessed to remain For your three score year and ten; It’s so good to hear it beat Again and again... Continue Reading →

Waiting Room

A young man With a sparkling earring And clothes that reek Of sickening smoke, The kind that dulls All the senses And makes me choke

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