Soul Fountain

Poem – Underwater Ballet (By David Russell)

Underwater Ballet In the wistful – drowning; All dreamers hold their breath; Floating balloon Rests full in blister world before the land. Slippery between skin and scales, Drawn throbbing from the gilled; Great tuna from crustaceans postulated, Anemones new-boned; Parallel ...

Poem – The Confluence (By Naushena)

The Confluence It sprang as a result of The piercing eyes of the sun That disrobed the Alps of their lily-white sheets. There it set off to its long journey, Trickling on the face of the mountain like a tear, ...

Poem – By Simon Perchik

Embedded and this statue still tightening its grip tries to revive the horse expects its crumbling reins to smell from leather and crowding --you squint the way the general looks for a small thing encased in a season exactly where ...

Poem – MONUMENTS (By Herb Siegel)

MONUMENTS - By Herb Siegel Generals sit erect while marble horses rear high, fallen comrades lie etched beneath. Presidents in chiseled rocks, bodiless soldiers entombed wrapped daily in a wreath. Obelisks’ soar marking feats of heroism, granite arches harbor battles ...

Poem – Quick Picks (By Gary Beck)

Quick Pics A baseball player wanting to win stands for the National Anthem hand on heart, but not really listening intent on getting a hit. A concentration camp guard wanting obedience listens to a Beethoven sonata, swept away by its ...

Poem – Summer as a Friend (By Danny P. Barbare)

Summer as a Friend At the lake house, the soft moonlight on the pines I fall asleep like an open window. I can hear the waves lapping, the crickets, and the cool wind in the trees like summer outside visits ...

Poem – Everybody Don’t Have Somebody (By Donal Mahoney)

Everybody Don't Have Somebody The man in the ER, sutured and bandaged, told the nurse there wasn't   anyone she could call  to give him a lift home. He said he'd take a bus    once he had a chance  to check his ...

Poem – AFTER THE FACT (By Ray Gallucci)

AFTER THE FACT The mystery of history Reduces all to sophistry If fecklessly, not skeptically, Accept we its validity. Did Kennedy form strategy Preventing Cuban tragedy When quarantined Fidel at sea? Or was it serendipity? Did atom bomb need dropping ...

Poem – VICE (By Joseph Cavera)

VICE (By Joseph Cavera) Perhaps I stare too long into the dark Stretching my ligaments to their last inch Could not be lifted to life by a winch Her naps with me do not permit me to hark Beauty distracts ...

Poem – Philosophical Differences (By David B. Axelrod)

PHILOSOPHICAL DIFFERENCES The backseat driver sits by my side applying the brakes, cautioning, “There’s a car!” which, by the way, is ten car lengths ahead at a corner and I am already fully aware. “Here are the keys,” I offer, ...