The Heavy Heart of Sacrifice by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poem"] The heavy heart of sacrificewafting through the airlike incense at benedictionon our Good Fridaysrooted in the traditionof gratitude and worshipcalling us to assembleacross the spiritual deserts ofof despairseeking Divine presence The heavy heart of sacrificeunites us in a...

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...

Perpetuating The Myth by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Without warningThe Hippocratic Oathtransformed intoThe oath of the hypocritesPerpetuating the myth of a better living through psychotropics UnannouncedCharlatansInvaded our shoresWith drone strikes of misinformationMagic curespharmaceutical fairy tales Without warningStorm clouds rained the virusof depressionDespair spreads with every...

Meditation on Psalm 139 by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Buried deep in the Biblea Psalm for thetwisted and gnarleda Psalmfor those looked uponfearfullywith persecuting glanceswonderfully made thetwisted and gnarledsmile rebelliouslyin the face of strong limbedpretty privilegefearlessly believinga Psalmfor those seeking the equitystruggling with acceptancea chance to...

Solitude Sharing by Julia A Masi PhD

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Solitudeshares a secret longinglonely seconds tick withferocious volumeon sleepless nightsas low light strugglesto invade the slightestcrack in the window and memoriesof the forgotten and forlorn Solitudeshares a secret longinga shadow extends its hada subtle invitationto embrace the...