The Healing Garden and Other Poems

By Rachel Fenton The Healing Garden The healing garden is a circle  within circles – raised flower   beds surround a sculpture  from the Rotary Club, gears   worn smooth, a clockwork cog.  An apology walks on two legs  between the unturned  earth; our PM lays out   peach for the dead.  Among all that is senseless,  feathers … Continue reading The Healing Garden and Other Poems

The Straw Hat Seeker of Truth and Other Poems

By D. Marie Fitzgerald the straw hat seeker of truth alone I don the straw hat a Huckleberry seeking freedom under overhanging clouds  always there obscuring vision I can’t even see  the roses brought to me by someone who said he loved me  offered me  teacups of wild  herbs   holding prophecies could come true during … Continue reading The Straw Hat Seeker of Truth and Other Poems