The Lantern Girl (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on an old tale I heard that seems to have come from Japan, of a kindly soul who seeks to help anyone who is in trouble just off the coast of her hometown.] A young fisherman was lost at sea   somewhere off the coast of Japan   amidContinue reading “The Lantern Girl (A Poem)”

Empowering Words (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: There are so many ways that I want to help other people, such as friends and family members who are struggling with various issues. Sometimes, writing seems to be the best means to do that.] You are powerful       I want to tug these words off the page             likeContinue reading “Empowering Words (A Poem)”

Kitty Anniversary (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: My sweet black cat Salem has been in my life for a little over two years now, and she has made a huge difference since appearing with her mamma cat at my parents’ home. She has helped me over a lot of heartaches, and for that I’ll always be grateful.]Continue reading “Kitty Anniversary (A Poem)”

The Ghost Soldier

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Another ghost tale, and this one based on experiences my mother had while in the Air Force.] My mother used to work as a nurse in the Air Force, many years ago, and early on in her career she got stationed at a base hospital overseas. Although the hospital hadContinue reading “The Ghost Soldier”

One Humble Voice (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Dedicated to all those who strive to have their voices heard in our chaotic world.] I am one humble voice amid millions   who wants to help brighten the world      in any little way I have listened to those whose voices   boom with authority above the din     Continue reading “One Humble Voice (A Poem)”

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