I’m a diet junkie, a sucker for every new food plan that hits the streets, or the web. Juice fasting, fruit smoothies, veggie shakes–I’m in! Grapefruit diet, plant-based vegetarian or vegan, fruitarian or pescatarian. Sign me up! Broth-based soup with only green vegetables as passengers on that train. I’ll cook Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Med…
the world is flatno matter proofof scientists the atmospheredullclouds merelypainted on the sky frozen faceno muscle memory heresmiling feels contrived a paper dolledges crumblingwith age fill me with airso that I may floatinto the atmosphere Written by Renee Butner – Clemmons, North Carolina, United States Feature Photo by Michael Burrows
Rich isn’t always as rich as #rich might seem. #livinglarge
Strong #poetry right here!
I waited for you to come homeI stood there; arms stretched outstraining my cuffs at the joints,waiting for gravity to leech into your marrowfrom gorging yourself on the milk from my orchard of fruitless anticipations.I dissected and bred my faith’s primal instincts to believe that you would fall helplessinto the scents that called you familiar.Tension…
The latest publication of Chicken Soup for the Soul highlights stories by Black women. “I’m Speaking Now, Black Women Share Their Truth in 101 Stories of Love, Courage and Hope” include 12 poems. One of the poems, “Breakfast in Northport’ written by spoken word poet, Zorina Exie Frey, gives a poised lesson on how to…
Strength hides where where one refuses to seek. #wisdom #thoughts
Flying free despite everything.
A peculiar kind of storm.
#creativewriting #poetry #writerscommunity
Respect for #parents.
Finding your way.