DARK MATTERS: CANDLES by Moriah M. Mylod

Light Little Soft Candles In the darkness of your house Turn on the light Of familiar voices Inside Then go in circles Up and down the halls Until exhaustion makes you invisible Standing asleep and naked in the hall Blank staring while dreaming of flying & floating And gently sang to sleep Loud then soft melodies to silence the violence That just takes place right down the hall In the few lit rooms of my house   Mixed Media by MMM Continue reading DARK MATTERS: CANDLES by Moriah M. Mylod

Celebrating Marbles: Raison D’etre by Julie Corredato

You’re probably familiar with the vintage idiom, “losing one’s marbles,” and may have used it on occasion in a playful manner, either to mock oneself, or to chide your friends, family, and colleagues during moments of  forgetfulness, anxiety, or despair. My grandmother, Banny, taught us how to play marbles back in the 1970s, and I craved the weight of the felt bag, holding what I envisioned were little glass eyeballs, before the lucky sibling or cousin was allowed to carefully release the marbles into the circle to begin the competition. The solid clank of glass spheres was a satisfying sound … Continue reading Celebrating Marbles: Raison D’etre by Julie Corredato