Originally posted on POETIC OCEANS:
Allow your mind to open to this moment and your arms to rise as they lift the palpable blue English Poet Myra Schneider ? The sky is never engaged in battle, not does it itself cause a rattle,blue for visions, dark for secrets The sky is never engaged but shines in grey and gold the angry enraged clouds make it overcast and cold The sky is never…

“Kindness has no religion. Religions are like narrow tracks but kindness is like an open sky.” Nonviolence: The Transforming Power, Amit Ray THE BeZINE Be Inspired. Be Creative. Be Peace. Be. Opportunity Knocks Submissions deadline for the March issue – themed Waging the Peace – is March 10  at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard. Please send text in the body of the email not as an attachment. Send photographs or illustrations as attachments. No google docs or… Read More

Speaking of death and decay It hardly matters Which Since both are on the way, maybe – to being daffodils. excerpt from Exercises on Themes from Life in Once: Poems (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1968) This celebration is a rain-drop next to the ocean of ongoing world-wide applause for Alice Walker (Alice Walker’s Garden). Her roots are in Putnam Country, Georgia where her family subsisted financially on earnings from sharecropping, dairy-farming and her mother’s part-time employment… Read More

Originally posted on THE BeZINE:
The first post in this series is HERE. Music, the language of the soul The cultural Intifada*…From stones to musical instruments. The story of Ramzi Abu Radwan. They impressed the world And all they had in their hands were stones They lit like lanterns, and came like messengers From “children of the stones” Nizar Quabbani (1923-1998), Syrian poet and publisher The first Intifada is the Palestinian uprising against…