NOTES TO GOD by Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

  NOTES TO GOD You guide the Pencil from My teeth As I write Words – Touching You. You spin Me dizzy Never lost But always  Present. You are so Close to me And micromanage My happy soul With alluring Fumigation, Exorcism And rehabilitation That is never harsh But peace-loving. As I seek You With…

Angelica by Bruce Pemberton | PAROUSIA Magazine

Angelica Always eager for the cheap laugh, I’d make fun of her brown teeth, dandruff, moustache, and long chin hairs. She’d park her fender-bashed car in the middle of Main and shuffle into senior lunch. She’d drink too much coffee, fill her chair, spilling the rest into a growing floor puddle, souring everyone’s lasagna. The…

THE WISDOM OF ART by Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

  THE WISDOM OF ART The rain Is steady As I let The dog in. Playing with her I activate Tender hemispheres – Just unwinding In the nothingness Of being – The Divine Reaches down Like a hand And lost, Or perhaps found In peaceful Afternoon I seem To reach Through Earth’s atmosphere – Catching…