Reading Rita Dove’s Boccaccio: The Plague Years

Each day, each night, upon the southern island that reaches out to the Gulf of Mexico, the clapboard beach houses raise their tunes of flying fish, slapping hard upon the water’s edge. I was two, perhaps, younger. My memory slips into a time of a golden astonishment, white sand that stings as a round, translucent…

Reading Rita Dove at Sunrise

Pacing, as a hummingbird spins her wings and tiny frame, not frantic, but gracefully as Paavo Oso and his art, staring impassive to his muse, what shall ruminating speak this time?                                                             Seven A.M. The canvas still clean. Once upon a time… he felt the lascivious rage within his rags, threads reaching to the sky…

Jeramiah

Jeramiah John Gregory Evans © 2020 Jeramiah, the fire within comets the skies of angels, and the interior realms where within – God resides. Monastery of the Angels, Greek Orthodox never loved so High. Like anthropology, I believe! Sixty miles out, the coolness of air, and of deep breaths, My unexpected and pleasing friend from…

A Favorite Poem of Mine

I very fortunately had  my manuscript edited by a PhD Poetic Scholar named Annie Finch where we worked for several months exchanging thoughts, ideas, and the art of language into a small book of poetic compositions, poems I had discerned the writing hereof from experiences from a Bavarian experience, life in the military, and a…

Looking to the Light of the Interior Life

Nothing Whenever I feel lost in misery I aspire to turn my thoughts, feelings, sensitivities, frustrations, and anger towards myself, not to the external world (though at times it does creep in), to face my own demons. We all have them. But in the return of my own heart and soul I become much more…

Metaphoristical Photography

As a seeker I turn my intuitive nature inward. The labrynth of my soul has many rooms. These rooms are graced with creativity because God is Good! He has blessed me. The preceding images I discover great delight. "Delight yourself in the Lord and He shall give you the desires of your heart." I have…