The Kiss

Taken by a symphony of fireOur lips unraveled timeSustained by the breath of our desireA blessing in soulful design Life Series #4 Shelley Ann Vrgleski


A vast and desolate placeA sleek, dark voidThe pit of remembrance A memory of once long agoA sweet moment of brief respiteLost in the moon tide A voice devoid of emotionAn old record on a turntable — the end of a sad songScratching at the surface of consciousness A set of eyes that cannot seeA … More Woven

Jade Vine

As radiant dawn warms the summer skyEcho the song from a waking magpie As dew drops glisten and slowly dissipateAnd the crest of a new morning slowly breaks A lovely young woman lays peaceful in her bedWaking with the sun arching overhead A smile, a kiss and heart-warming embraceIn greeting for this day she must … More Jade Vine


We wander through life, it seemsWithout aim or directionWaiting for something magical to happenAlways waiting or delaying or procrastinatingNow that’s a word: procrastination Life seems to be one long stall of actionYes, we go through the motionsWe get up, work, go to bedThe monotony of lifeThat can’t be all there is This pattern repeats time … More Driver