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 …

Tell me your dreams- by Jim Neill

Helper Poetry

                Have you ever slain a dragon? Or held the miracle of a new born? Do you hold your grandfathers vision? And did you ever see your Dad cry? Who was your first …