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The Power of We

The Power of We

My voice. My one voice. It’s message not original. nor cloaked in the power of art For there is no time for that This onslaught is too fast Smothering Daily flooding To overwhelm us with the sheer volume of outrages While we stand, open-mouthed, gagging At the audacity the injustice the blatant lies and mistruths...
changing under my bare feet

changing under my bare feet

It was the steady fall of snowflakes, sticky and persistent throughout the cold night and the even colder morning — that stripped away the feeling that Nashville was getting away from me. I remembered this chill and these arching maples and oaks groaning with the ice building up on their shimmering bare limbs. I sensed...

Introduction To The April Issue – by Michael Chavis

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Michael Chavis’ Storm Storm.  Say it with me: sssstttooorrrmmm.  No, not like a child struggling with symbols whose meanings are barely apparent.  Like an epicurean savoring a meal or the slow purposed touch of a lover.  SSSStttooorrmmmmm.  Feel the...

Louis’ Storm – by F. Lynne Bachleda

NOTE: This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of F. Lynne Bachleda’s Louis’ Storm Louis’ Storm By F. Lynne Bachleda Louis from Louisiana is a freelance assistant film editor who divides his time between Nashville and Alexandria, Virginia. His warm brown eyes only begin to tell you...

Dancing Through The Storms – by Amanda Cantrell Roche

NOTE: This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Amanda Cantrell Roche’s Dancing Through The Storms Dancing through the Storms The subject line reads “more ways you influence my life.” The email is short, but I know exactly the space from which it is written. She is...

Suspension Bridge – By Michael Chavis

NOTE: This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Michael Chavis’ Suspension Bridge Suspension bridge I’ve nearly convinced myself that I do need professional help. Not like a CPA or a lawyer (though I have been in desperate need of those services for quite some time), or...