A NEW POEM: Imagine That

Imagine that.by Tracey Michae’l LewisImagine that below your wrists---where with the slightest touch of the hand you can feel the racing of your bloodas your heart pumps life to every corner of your body---a 4-inch long and 1-inch wide rusted and ragged nail pierced that placeSevering every nerve in its pathLeaking your life down your …

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An Old Bible Story is Illuminated for me

The Israelites dreamed of the Promise Land. They heard the word of the Lord tell them that the Promise Land was their destiny. Yet they stayed in the wilderness for 40 years. Amazingly, what would have been an 11 day journey took a lifetime for some of those who left the slavery of Egypt and …

Turning my brain off

Monday, October 9, 2006I cannot turn my brain off. No matter how much I try, thoughts upon thoughts race through my mind. One minute I might be thinking about the business and the next minute I might be thinking about driving to school; and still the next minute I’m thinking about what I need to …