Sunday’s Hay Field

  sadness is a raw wound wrapped in bandagesliving in the thought of a picnic without dancing antsa family carrying a basket with lost Sundays and sandwiches listening to the radio, pretending to dancebitter the old man who can no longer stand to eat corntoothless, he remembers the river swallowing a closing glance his son, […]

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Going Home Down East

Jasmin twines her beguiling aroma into the woods. Lingering close to her sun-drenched petals arousing my acuities were ladybugs.  Appearing at the crepuscular hour, bunnies white, with piercing eyes ascend from their holes. They are stirring to play within the loving hours. When our breath slows, as does our hearts beating amid God’s creation, new […]

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Cleansing Rain

blood drips from my heartmy silk gown grows thornsblinded by yellow from the start drowning in my own skinflowers grow from fingersa vase of emotions growing thin angry at God, I fall downanother day lily dies slowtears become an ocean of sound my cart is deep with painbrands of scentless sorrownaked, I await the cleansing […]

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Our Smells

tease me slowly, for now, awake I smell your nighttime sweatmingling with our lovemaking, aromas catching my body wethumidity plays a role in the dampness of our pearly pleasuresleepy eyes open, alive, we are now each other’s sated treasure

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Sacrifice of a Glorious Life

falling like grand flakes of golden paper are the leaves from my bodysinging, a playful gust of wind takes my yellow dressing to the soilvenerating the glory of my clapping in harmony with nature’s voiceageless limbs stretch out, grasping the sun’s rays, bringing me lifefertile like the human that watches me from her floating windowsillI […]

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The Floral Wall – A Collaboration

A Collaboration between Joni and Stuart Aken, Photos by Stuart. Please visit Stuart’s website for his photography and publications  –  Poem by Joni Caggiano cracks in the old stone cry out to melike a whimpering fairy with golden eyessmooth the aging skin upon the river swept rockssweltering and charming with a parasol reflection of a […]

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Day Nine Photo Challenge

Remember the Ten Day Travel Photo Challenge was to get ten photographers to participate if possible. So I am excited to announce we have a photographer to join us for Day 9. Her name is Brenda Colbath she is working on her seventh book currently and is also a photographer. If any of the nominees […]

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Day 8 Photo Challenge

  Remember the Ten Day Travel Photo Challenge was to get ten photographers to participate if possible.   So for day eight, nine and ten, I challenge any photographer to join in.   If any of the nominees don’t have time to participate, I understand, as we are all busy doing what we do.  Regardless […]

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Day 7 – Photo Challenge

I have nominated Louis Dallara who is an amazing photographer.  He has already posted a variety of photographs today that are incredibly beautiful.  Please don’t miss them.  His  photograph of an angel I believe is glorious, especially given the season.  Remember the Ten Day Travel Photo Challenge was to get ten photographers to participate if […]

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