0 vote   23 readings 1 min

A Test of Chivalry

Matthew Rhudy, ago

I always struggled with the thought of myself as a knight. Yet here I stood, facing my first true test of chivalry. The monsters descended upon the maiden, who cried out in distress. I pictured ... [+]

0 vote   16 readings 1 min

Our Seasons

Matthew Bodek, ago

I’m continually amazed at the wonders of nature and in this part of the world the passing of the seasons is astounding.  The temperature, the amount of daylight, and the types of precipitation ... [+]

0 vote   14 readings 1 min

Fall Colors

Mojdeh Keykhah, ago

Sharp edge on red

Fly from a Japanese maple

Two jagged entries in the swirling pond of leaves

Line up twenty paces on the wind plank

Make the leap to the ground

0 vote   12 readings 1 min

The Bluebird

Amanda Clark, ago

She embarks upon a journey across the silent sea, no land in sight. Waves move subtly below her, sending ripples across a vast expanse of blue. She is one. One with the sky that rushes through her... [+]

0 vote   10 readings 1 min


Clara E. Berkey, ago

A squirrel scampered across my branches as I swayed in the breeze. Three eggs slept in their nest. A fox slunk by shrouded by bushes. It was November 16, 2018 and I stood there observing it all. ... [+]

0 vote   2 readings 1 min

Winter in the Garden

Mary Frances McLaughlin, ago

When the last of the flowers succumb to the cold and my time in the garden comes to a sudden end, I rummage through the garage and resurrect an assortment of bird feeders, fill them, and set ... [+]

0 vote   5 readings 1 min

Bow Watch

Rebecca Silvey, ago

Excitement flows over me as I stand at the bow of the SSV Robert C. Seamans, the square-rigged research sailboat currently gliding through the dark ocean night. Salty air fills my nose and ... [+]

0 vote   4 readings 1 min

Be Aware

Gabrielle Kahng, ago

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all ... [+]

0 vote   5 readings 1 min

The Journey of This Generation

Tracy Green Clark, ago

Science is a spirit
Floating effortlessly
Peacefully calm
Above the autumn morning pond

We tried to contain her
To fact and figures
Theories and ... [+]