TEENAGE LIFE by Gary R. Hess Teenage dreams and teenage pangs come as one but leave as two. Dreams are first to leave in vain as lives shiver in their change. Pangs then last for years or more ’til we… Continue Reading
“On Healthcare” by Gary R. Hess Yes Karl Marx was to the extreme but that doesn’t mean we must be, and I hope we can all agree that something needs to be between you and me to keep us free… Continue Reading
“Trump’s Luscious Hair” by Gary R. Hess Trump’s luscious hair makes Russians truly dare to take his hand and stare and make a swear:
Synopsis “To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet is a love poem written about her and her husband’s relationship. The poem begins by speaking about how if two people ever became one person, then it was surely them.… 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.
“Divide Us, Unite Us” by Gary R. Hess They want to divide us. They want us to see color, to see religion, to see ethnicity, and see gender, to anger us and separate us so we don’t see the truth… Continue Reading
“Justice in Life” by Gary R. Hess I knew a man who grew up poor in a small town in rural America. His parents worked hard and provided but they still struggled. This man was molested when he was little… Continue Reading
Synopsis “I died for Beauty, but was scarce” is a poem in which the speaker is dead. The speaker says she died for her beauty, but that beauty is not common. The speaker then says a man who died for… Continue Reading
Synopsis This poem is written like a note William Carlos Williams would write for his refrigerator in his doctor’s office for one of the nurses or partners. It is simply an apology letter for eating someone’s delicious plums.