Incredible Woman: A Poem for International Women’s Day

Incredible Woman: A Poem for International Women’s Day

Dear Woman Your beauty lies, Not in your eye shadow But the sparkle in your eyes   It’s not in the redness of your lips But the values you impart It’s in the soft words that you speak It’s the love in your heart   You are not beautiful Because of high fashion Beauty...
Affairs of the Heart

Affairs of the Heart

And now, too soon, here I stand      Waiting tearfully to depart Carrying in my helpless hands        The weight of my very heavy heart   Translation from poem By Sunanda Rao about the pain of leaving her grandchild I have long admired poets for how they can deftly...
An Ode to Peace

An Ode to Peace

Editor’s Note: This poem reminds us of the need to come together in a spirit of unity regardless of religious affiliation. This ode to peace is especially true in this present climate of uncertainty where divisive forces threaten to divide instead of unify us as...