Waters of Obscure Sorrows by Julia A Masi

[tabby title="Poem"] the sun directs the turbulenceunder a crimson spotlightwaters of obscure sorrowsshadow the lonely trying todrown their dark thoughtspraying for forgivenessscreaming in anguishconfessions and regretswim against the tide withsincere repentencegentle waves of comfortthe ocean remembersmourning breaks overwaters of obscure...

As Subtle As A Snowflake by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poem"] it began with microaggressionsas subtle as snow flurriesin autumninnuendos and jokeswafting in the gentle breezeas subtle as snowflakesmelting on the tonguemicro-doses of propagandacrept into our lexiconas subtle as the change of seasonsthe fatal virus of Xenophobiainfect our air...

Talisman by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] There is no talisman strongerfor warding off evilthan the contrite heartwilling to acquiesce to a life of servicebuilding bridges for social justiceand detentenavigating the landmines of politicsdodging F-bombs of apathyand drone strikes of hateThere is no talisman...

There Are So Many Times by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] There are so many timeswhen I wishedI'd put my ego on the shelfto become the vesselof mercyand righteous indignation to become the vesselthat holds the waterof compassionand Divine healing to become the vesselthat holds the oilthat anoints...

Laughter by Julia A Masi

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] The rhythm of laughterbeckonslike sirens from the seaon crisp autumnmorningsan invitationfor the innocentto makenew friendsand memoriesthat will glow like the sunsetin their golden yearsThe rhythm of laughterbeckons [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Julia A. Masi is an Italian-American poet...