Dad – by Doug Jennette

Jim Neill Poetry

Yesterday the call finally came saying you were gone. The familiar voice said she’d been with you at the end and you died calmly and easily like you always wanted- just slipped away a thin cloud passing a quarter moon. …

Morning Lake Meditation

Jim Neill Poetry

Morning Lake Meditation by Jim Neill The water’s glassy stillness was surrounded by a necklace of spring greens. A morning chill lifted whisps of wetness swirling counter-clockwise into the day. Geese stir the surface as they loudly honk their leaving, …

Boy – by Grady Bennett Myers, Jr

Jim Neill Poetry

Boy He is just…. Is 15 already Trying to look 19 and a half Cool 5-10 Trying for 6-1 Hasn’t learned to connect Upper half with lower Feet too far before Head too behind Left side slides In from the …

Shadowman – by Doug Jennette

Jim Neill Poetry

I’m a carnival barker in a bright red hat who can break you down in nothing flat, I’ll pull you in and give you what you want. I’m smoothe, I’m harsh, I know the dance, and I can match this …

A Thousand Years by Doug Jennette

Jim Neill Poetry

A  Thousand  Years by  Doug  Jennette  On a day to honor warriors Texas waters carried twelve souls into the night. A thousand year old cypress, whose branches gave shade to Camanche warriors and rest to eagles for much of its …

The Knock by Larry Sorkin

Jim Neill Poetry

The  Knock by Larry Sorkin Daybreak’s flashy cardinal throwing himself against my window tries to rouse me into life. Minutes pass while I ignore his call and dig my head into the pillow before a sharp thud drags me out of sleep …

“Impermanence” – by Bron Skinner

Helper Poetry

It is easy to forget As we set about our daily tasks That every new day is a step closer to a goodbye, A final loss signifying an end in a string of tiny daily losses. The person I awoke …