Summertime Snapshots (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Summer is almost here. What are your favorite things about the season?] I can see them already…               …those scenes that flow                               throughout the course                                           of an entire season… Chilly ocean waves swish as they chase        after wiggly toes                                         across vast beaches                       while seagulls cryContinue reading “Summertime Snapshots (A Poem)”

A Well-Written Story (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Dedicated to all those stories that make our lives so magical. ^_^] A well-written story . . .    is like a lucid dream       where words           melt               away                   into                 meaning A well-written story . . .       becomes an enchantment of experiences         woven withContinue reading “A Well-Written Story (A Poem)”

Goodness: A poem — Love13Reading

Goodness inside meGood words into youGoodness I now seeAround myself too Evil words into meGoodness I give to youI think you now seeYou have goodness too Happiness into meSmiles I give to youYou would like to seeWhat happiness feels like too Scowls given to meHappiness returned to youYou are smiling, seeYou are now happy too […]Continue reading “Goodness: A poem — Love13Reading”

Peek-a-Boo (A Short Ghost Tale)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a story told to me by a dear relative.] Margie Caroline had decided to sell her home. The same home shared with her husband for more than sixteen years, and then only with his memories for a year and a half after he had passed away. She rememberedContinue reading “Peek-a-Boo (A Short Ghost Tale)”

A Just Readjustment (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: A few thoughts.] I have noticed        a certain word      used as if whatever follows afterwards                           holds little significance                                         or even less consequence…              It is just                                just…                                               just…                     that words can imply so much                                    they are easy to take for granted Like whenContinue reading “A Just Readjustment (A Poem)”

Life Well Spent

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Originally published 5/11/2018 on I Write Her. Posted here with revisions. at the end of the day i want to be exhausted by the best life can offer menot the worst it will throw my way aiming for maximum pleasurewhile diligently eliminating extended frustration it’s a daily goalone…

A Stray Poem (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: At least partially inspired by the experiences I had with a sweet kitty who happened to turn up on my front porch.] I found a Stray Poem was on my front porch     one clear            Spring morning          as I stepped outside                    to view the sunrise It was aContinue reading “A Stray Poem (A Poem)”

A Voyage Across the Clouds (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: May everyone find something or someone who makes them happy to be alive.] Someday we will take a voyage across the clouds—                                     you and I—                 away from all the weighty turbulences                        that keep us anchored                             in separate harbors Together we will set sail           towards distantContinue reading “A Voyage Across the Clouds (A Poem)”

A Graduation Confession (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Another true story from when my brother graduated from undergraduate school. All I can say is that the world is filled with amazing coincidences. Still, I’m blown away that a gentleman whom I had never met before would share such a sweet story with me.] I was at the graduationContinue reading “A Graduation Confession (A Poem)”

Article: Free (Do-It-Yourself) Fun for Your Cat

By Joyce Jacobo Cats love the simple things in life. They really don’t need expensive toys or gadgets to keep them happy, with their inspiring ability to have fun with what might seem to be the simplest objects around the house. My kitty spends her days indoors, though, and there are occasions where even sheContinue reading “Article: Free (Do-It-Yourself) Fun for Your Cat”

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