A Wolf Moon (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: An experimental poem about traveling around a forest at night on a wolf. Hope you enjoy it!] Please come along        dear friends    on this journey beneath an ancient moon       that shines like the golden eyes             of our patient guide A large white wolf with fur      radiantContinue reading “A Wolf Moon (A Poem)”

A Gripping Kitty (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on my cat, and events previously mentioned elsewhere on this blog. ^_^] Oh, my sweet black kitty     you have become                 the Queen of Gripping From books tugged by their tops                                  off my bookshelves               to towels shoveled                                          out of cupboards                                                    upon the hallway floorContinue reading “A Gripping Kitty (A Poem)”

Alchemical Truths Curled in Writing (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: “The true alchemists do not change lead into gold, they change the world into words.” -William H. Gass] I have read that the true alchemists of our world   never seek to transform natural elements into gold—   a physical substance hard to gain but easy to lose Instead theyContinue reading “Alchemical Truths Curled in Writing (A Poem)”

Stretch Your Imagination (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: A short and simple piece about being as creative as possible, and seeking to inspire others to do the same.] Stretch your imagination. Extend it past the boundaries defined by reality and the mundane. Fantasize about impossibilities made true then craft each one in careless abandon yet thoughtful awe. UnleashContinue reading “Stretch Your Imagination (A Poem)”

The Reverse Carbuncle

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: This is a flash fiction inspired by an earlier drabble, entitled “Teleportation: The First Flounders,” about a crew on a space station where peculiar things happen. It’s mostly meant for fun, although I may or may not create more flash fictions with these same characters.] “What in spaceports is aContinue reading “The Reverse Carbuncle”

Oblivion Avenue (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Inspired by a dream filled with ideas for characters and places just waiting for their chance to appear in fiction somewhere.] Along Oblivion Avenue           or so I have heard   ideas exist in a state between what might be                    and what might never have been         the road           Continue reading “Oblivion Avenue (A Poem)”

Journal Entry #21–Creative Gems Collaboration Released!

A project four months in the making is now available, Creative Gems. My friend Andrea, a brilliant children’s book illustrator, challenged writers to match poems and short stories with her artwork for this collaboration, and every step of the process was exciting to see happen. I was among the more than 20 writers to submitContinue reading “Journal Entry #21–Creative Gems Collaboration Released!”

Constructed World (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Hope you enjoy this trip into a peaceful landscape.] Bring your readers into a story        (or so I have read            among the lines                                  of various writers)    like someone who guides readers beyond a doorway          beyond which stretches another world                   filled with unknown sights                                                           soundsContinue reading “Constructed World (A Poem)”

A Character Named Metafiction (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Another highly experimental piece, based on the literary genre of metafiction.] A character named Metafiction     is aware she is a character named Metafiction who     lives within the margined boundaries of this poem           much like a happy robin           safe inside her nest high in a tree ThisContinue reading “A Character Named Metafiction (A Poem)”

Daily Haiku – Friday June 3, 2022 — Poetry For Healing

Haiku The tranquility of the early evening air Nature quietening Copyright © 2022 Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing All Rights Reserved The post Daily Haiku – Friday June 3, 2022 appeared first on Poetry For Healing. Daily Haiku – Friday June 3, 2022 — Poetry For Healing

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