Poetry

Inspiration

October 21, 2012

I rarely attend Workshops or Conferences for Writers, even when I am not broke. For some reason I was inspired to attend the Writers’ Ink Conference held yesterday. The price was reasonable and the guest […]

Poetry

New Poems

January 4, 2012

I’m still not fast or prolific, but I am starting to write again: Physical intimacy is the     easy way To feel loved. Well, we thought so back then. In the ‘old days’ — before […]

Poetry

Metamorphosis

December 9, 2011

In a recent post I mentioned that I’ve just completed FOTO116 Artistic Photography at Columbus State Community College. Christina, one of my classmates, composed and read the following poem as part of her final presentation. […]

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Triptych

September 15, 2011

I Woke Up This Morning   My pen had been silenced; My voice- not gone so much as distracted. Life interferes; or guilt at living When too many other lives were ended. Perhaps it was […]

LGBTITQQ2S

Moving On

August 25, 2011

Moving On by Jason Beilchick Growing up gay in rural Pennsylvania, Jason adopted a ‘Goth’ appearance to survive high school. Mourning the loss of his father to cancer just as he entered his teen years, […]

Poetry

Poetic Prose ‘Why’

March 14, 2009

This morning I read a thread in the Forum at Barb’s Bookshelf about poetry. I said I would dig out and post some of my old ‘poetic prose‘ that I wrote ‘way back when’ – […]