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Before the Rain (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: During the last few days, my countryside home has been blessed with rain and a few surprises. On the first day, I saw a pair of hawks lock talons and spiral downwards a bit, right before a rain and thunderstorm really got underway. What are some of the instances whereContinue reading “Before the Rain (A Haiku)”

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)”

Birthright (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: With everything that has been going on in the world lately, I’ve been counting my blessings with increasing frequency. There is still so much beauty surrounding us; I just hope everyone is able to breathe much easier and be safer soon.] Every moment is a meteoric streak      bright                  andContinue reading “Birthright (A Poem)”