deluge – a poem by d. ellis phelps

deluge     i stop & nod to the cement-truck driver……crossing the farm to market road…….—huge tumbler …..rolling I think…….about ingredients: shells shale limestone too much or too little causes —disintegration how many roads we’ve travelled ~   the day…….you announced: i’ve joined the army   how i thought this………might harden……you how it did: pills […]

Read More deluge – a poem by d. ellis phelps

Maple – a poem by Jessica Rae

Maple Walking in the cool air, searching for joy – I find it in a maple tree’s fiery mane situated in a secret place atop a hill against clear blue sky I feel closer to holiness than the broken glass pressed into clay soil at its feet. Jessica Rae is a perimenopausal, solo and childfree […]

Read More Maple – a poem by Jessica Rae