Today We Have Life – By Michael Dulake

In a world of corruption, Hatred and greed; Today we have life, A life we can lead. The disruption has gone, And so has the sorrow; Replaced by a programme We know we must follow. The demons won’t leave By the door marked eviction; It wants us all dead, Because that’s our addiction. So some of the demons Will always remain; But today we don’t drink To blot out the pain. If we work at it daily, And give it our best There’s a chance that we won’t Get laid to rest. Sometimes we go through A pain to recover; This network’s in place, To help one another. We must keep on our guard, Keep wide awake; This illness is real And lives it will take. One thing’s for sure, And we never regret; We treat this disease With the utmost respect. In a world of corruption, Hatred and greed;… Continue reading

San Vegas – By Denise M.

Often there’s a place I go Deep within my mind Not difficult to travel to Nor difficult to find Clearing head ‘n closing eyes All aboard these nightly trains Imagination clearly lies Where reality refrains Off to sun rain sand and fog Off to waves of gold Desert lights on flashy Strips Or Market streets of old She wears a youthful innocence He wears a timeless smirk Those two loved destinations Is where this brain doth lurk. You can surely find me here Red eye ticket seven nights Dreaming of my loved ones Delightful cherished flights. Your children are never far away From thoughts or daily deeds Take a midnight travel there Destination wishful dreams. Continue reading

Rising Like a Phoenix – By Cassandra Smith

Rising Like a Phoenix ~~~ Pushing, poking, pulling up old memories- Rising from tombs Cutting, clearing, catching bits & piece Time stuck like- a broken clock ~~~ Dreams-squeezing past layers & layers of Denial, despair, can’t do it -regret Pushing, poking, pulling me up Cutting away roadblocks, clearing paths ~~~ Contractions- pain, umbilical cord cut Creating a new birthing- me Throwing off indecision becoming: Poet, writer, author- spilling truth on paper ~~~ Dead dreams reawakening, rising like- A phoenix No more pushing, no more prodding, No more waiting… Continue reading