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About vision791

Pushcart nominee Jeanette Cheezum has been published on several online writing sites and in fourteen Anthology books and four poetry books. Three of these books have made the New York Times Best Sellers list. Awarded The Helium Networks Premium Writer’s Badge, Bronze Creative Writing Award and a Marketplace Writers award. Recently she has published twelve ebooks at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. You may find a list of some of her work at www.hamptonroadswriters.org

John Grey

TIDAL Moon slung overhead, tide rolls in on the back of writhing kelp, uprooted pebble and shell. Water lifts itself, rolls forward, collapses where it feels footprints. From the boardwalk above, I hear the sigh of wind and waves, the … Continue reading

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Bobbie Troy

Aging Gracefully By Bobbie Troy   I don’t understand the concept of aging gracefully   the term must have been coined by someone on the right side of 50 who was not arthritic, incontinent, riddled with cancer, short of breath, … Continue reading

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A Day of War

This was unfortunately triggered by a war photo… A Day of War By Laura Zucca-Scott Fire burning Battered cities Bent by war She walks in an oversized coat Never stopping Her home Her mother’s legacy In her eyes Fragile hope … Continue reading

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Contrails

 Contrails By Harris Tobias Chalky streaks against a deep blue sky That’s God teaching us to walk the straight and narrow, Says little Jimmy Hare. Don’t be silly, says I, It’s just an engine passing by. Oh no, says Jim, … Continue reading

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Nancy Scott McBride

ONE BEAUTIFUL THING They bought the car, a big green Cadillac, on the day they were married. Well, not bought, exactly, for they’d chosen and paid for it earlier in the week. But they picked it up that morning so … Continue reading

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Laura Zucca-Scott

When You Laugh   When you laugh I can hear tomorrow Memories are sweeter And words kinder When you smile We hug the past Eat my Mom’s Chocolate cookies Fill the kitchen With promises When you laugh I am home

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Anthony Ward

Succession The thickening xylem of vigor Pruned back and coppiced To remove the canopy Which keeps those strong vibrant shoots in the shade, While scrubbing up to our hedgerows Our gnarled postures sticking firmly to our roots, As they go … Continue reading

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