It was on the first day of our seaside holiday that I found him washed up, stranded, spat out by the sea and swimming alone in the rock pool. I had never seen a seahorse before, only pictures in a book. I used my shoe to fish him out and ran back quickly, one shoe … Continue reading Sea Horse – Lynn White
Patricia Harris is a dreamer, crafter, gamer and digital artist who loves creativity in life. She is a devoted mom who can be found doing a variety of art when she isn’t penning poetry and writing words. For more from Patricia, check out Facebook or her blog.
Deep inside Where very few have been Lives the real me I live behind glass In a jar Hiding away from the world And those that have seen The true essence of me In that jar Have betrayed Abused Used Or just plain abandoned me And people Wonder why I'm shy Closed off Or just … Continue reading THE BELL JAR – CE WING
she kept her heart under a Bell Jar on a table next to her bed taking it out only when she read a good book or played with her cat she thought life was easer when she couldn’t feel anything she was right of course and she was also wrong still she didn’t think keeping … Continue reading The Bell Jar – Georgiann Carlson
once, i was contained i was safe within the confines of a bell jar town where everyone knew everyone and there was no such thing as a stranger and people kept their carefully constructed perfection on display but i was full of secrets and wishes and desires too rich for rural tongues once i bore … Continue reading bell jar towns – ashley jane
Sometimes I’d like to unpack my soul and watch it pour onto the ground, mixing with the dirt and whatever lay before me, a new me with constituent parts that unmistakably resemble what was but look tough, simple. Then I’d like to feel this constituted mixture ooze through my fingers, free of the bell jar … Continue reading Unmistakable – Phillip Knight Scott