The Bridal Altar (A Drabble)

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I watched a virtual tour of a section of the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky, reportedly the second oldest tourist attraction in the United States (right after Niagara Falls). One of the stories told by the tour guide was of a rock formation known as “The Bridal Altar,” whichContinue reading “The Bridal Altar (A Drabble)”

My Child and I (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Inspired by A.L. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh books, and a few other things. Hope you enjoy it!] The mother stitched   fabric together into the design   of an anthropomorphic fox      adorned in a simple dress      with a bow tied near one ear But it was my child who  Continue reading “My Child and I (A Poem)”

Universal Gratefulness (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Even with all the troubles in the world today, it is still a miraculous place.] Thank you             to the universe at large       for the gentle trickle of sunlight over the horizon at dawn               often accompanied by birdsong Thank you                   to the whole of creation          for the skiesContinue reading “Universal Gratefulness (A Poem)”

If I Could… (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: A lot has happened over the past couple of days with my family. I’m still kind of dealing with it, so that’s why I haven’t been quite as active on WordPress as usual.] If I could rearrange the stars in the heavens    into fanciful new constellations              just toContinue reading “If I Could… (A Poem)”

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 Spectral Message

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: This story is based on an actual event that happened to one of my relatives, who lost her husband many years ago. They shared a special connection. Enjoy. ^_^] In the months after losing her husband, Margie Caroline often drove to crowded places like the local town mall justContinue reading “A Spectral Message”

Letters (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: It’s nice to send and receive handwritten letters.] Every week  I write letters to family members    both of whom live                     far from my home                                  (states away) Usually I type out those letters          on my computer     but sometimes            the handwritten kind                      feels the most appropriate ItContinue reading “Letters (A Poem)”

In your eyes… — johncoyote

In your eyes A Poem by Coyote Poetry  We can feel like kings or paupers when a woman bless you with love and kindness.             In your eyes… In your eyes.I’m everything,the sun and the moon.The warm breeze that warmth the night. I feel I could do anything when you bless me with your smileand the […]Continue reading “In your eyes… — johncoyote”

Familiar Connections (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: A true story. I met her at a thrift shop on a military base, which has probably been closed for quite a while now. Its book section consisted of a room lined with shelves of volumes, and one stool for anyone to rest upon. Wherever she is at present, IContinue reading “Familiar Connections (A Poem)”

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