Friday From the Journal: Words/Palabras by Cynthia Douglas-Ybrara

Smart poetry today from the most recent edition of Fine Lines.  Poet Cynthia Douglas-Ybara ends her poem with this bit of truth — “Words can hurt, words can heal” The most online edition of the journal can be accessed by following this link. The poem follows below.  Click on the page to see it in a … Continue reading Friday From the Journal: Words/Palabras by Cynthia Douglas-Ybrara

Friday From the Journal – Sneezing Trees

Today we are delighted to share the first place poem: Sneezing Trees Through my window, elms Sneeze showers of zealous leaves Swarming barren grounds  – Rose Gleisberg We asked Rose to share about her inspiration for this piece: My poem, “Sneezing Trees” was inspired by my husband’s work environment – working several floors underground for … Continue reading Friday From the Journal – Sneezing Trees

Friday From the Journal – The Wordsmith

Today we have a double treat for you! First, the poem the poem that placed second in the Fine Lines Poetry Contest: THE WORDSMITH With pen in hand I slide to the other side, Where fireflies shatter twilight’s veil, Pine needles crinkle on the path, Moonbeams whisper a melody, Chanting waves enthrall, Rushing winds caress, … Continue reading Friday From the Journal – The Wordsmith