CHRISTMAS IMAGINED by Gary R. Hess Grasses frosted, branches iced, with snowflakes flowing down. Children singing, music playing, with toys along the ground.
Disappearing sun bright in the afternoon sky– Just usually
You can all breathe with ease. Bright Dreams Journal Volume 9 is now released. From Amazon: Gary R. Hess summons his inner Walt Whitman–if Whitman was funny–and displays to the world his love of food in a magnificent manner. Discover… Continue Reading
Synopsis “The Tyger” looks at what could create such a creature like the tiger. The poem takes a look at the different parts of the tiger’s body and the thing (God?) who created the subject.
Synopsis “Another Reason Why I Don’t Keep a Gun in the House” is the title of the poem, but unlike most writings, the phrase isn’t included within. Instead, the title is meant as a way to show the readers his… Continue Reading
Synopsis This poem is written in the voice of the author, speaking about moving on with life and letting the new generation take control. She carries her house on her like a bullet-proof shell and her dog is even wearing… Continue Reading
Synopsis “Mother to Son” is a poem written from the point of view of a mother talking to her son. She begins by telling the son that life is not a crystal stair, that it has tacks and splinters and… Continue Reading
Synopsis “Eating Poetry” begins by the author eating poetry books. The ink is still dripping from the author’s mouth. The librarian can’t believe her eyes. The dogs are on the basement stairs and coming towards her. She stamps her feet… Continue Reading
Synopsis The author tells the reader to remember a time when they were seventeen and drunk, driving home in their father’s station wagon at 3:00 AM on a two-lane curvy road in the middle of nowhere. A deer jumps out,… Continue Reading
Synopsis This poem follows two brothers who are outside in winter. The two brothers are walking through a field and see snow angels. The younger brother asks who made the snow angels. The older brother tells him that it was… Continue Reading