A Poem from Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

Moment I was six and we had company On the wavy August front yard. The sun was setting And stars were like fireflies And as I played in the garden I touched a rose blossom Which was like touching a star – Now smelling an aromatic vine Grown with the lace of love. I grabbed…

A Poem from Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

waking at 3:00 AM: peeking through the frozen window i touch the tumultuous privacy of artic chill centering myself in God’s presence i yield to the perfect whole – growing aware of my true identity and although it is frigidly cold i am the beauty of a summer rose as my desk chair grows sacred…

A Poem from Grant Williams | PAROUSIA Magazine

One Hundred shepherd boy with sheep sweeping through Canaan’s plain — ninety-nine palms & arms bears scars — paws — bear’s &beast’s yet, a stray, weighs ward – west, to waste wool in wolves’ wood. But would he? Wheel, he will, from masters crook, east. From peace to ego’s yeast Rain strikes strokes, Shepherd boy…

Afternoon Walk by Rick Davis

AFTERNOON WALK Agitated birds swoop in a funnel-blur of blue color. Garden dandelions in oceanwater dark grass. Parting sky shimmers in blueberry stain glass. God’s fiery face in the miracle of sunblessed sky. The dog howls, playfully at synergistic shadows. Click Here to Download Rick Davis Christian Poetry Chapbook Rick Davis lives in the Chicago…

Call for Submissions | Parousia Poetry Anthology | PAROUSIA Magazine

Parousia Poetry Anthology Parousia is a Christian art and literary magazine, and a publishing platform that encourages Christian writings and art works. Parousia is looking for Christian themed poems for its Poetry Anthology. Submit 1-3 Christian themed poems Deadline is June 30th 2020 The anthology will be available in paperback and as an eBook, and…

PAROUSIA Magazine Christmas Life Issue 10

  Dear Readers, Compliments of the season to you from Parousia Magazine. I am wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. This Christmas, Parousia makes history by publishing it 10th Issue. It is the Christmas Life Issue. Below are all our previous issues so far   Issue 1 – Easter Issue Issue 2…

A poem by Victoria Crawford | PAROUSIA MAGAZINE

Thung Dong Farm Saints: Harvest Home Coral bougainvillea ascends the trees angel ladder door open between earth and heaven All Saints day, Harvest Home gifts treasured where you gather together in my name Small multitude, gratitude praise songs and truest words in variegation of languages, cultures, people joy in union of day and plenty White…

A poem from Olaitan Victor Olanrewaju | PAROUSIA Magazine

Heart Powerhouse of the body Eyes of the mind, Abode of the father, Connection to the spirit The source of life. I am the door that wisdom came knocking To guard with all needed diligence; Against anger, malice and deceit, Against lust, hatred and greed. I am the weakest member But by me you gain…

walking | A Poem by Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

morning: beauty drips like soft light. red autumn leaves. dressed for a meeting i wear a costume of respectability. walking near the lake i stop to watch dark desired waves. a playful storm floats out of sky. children play in shadowed forests. i am wind.   Click Here to Download Rick Davis Christian Poetry Chapbook …

afternoon | A Poem by Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

  quiet blends with the sounds of the frig and hesitant rain drops sliding down smudged windows blackie, the timid feral cat visits, and I give her food in grey rain. i close my eyes and notice my expanding consciousness streaming in silver light touching God.     Rick Davis lives in the Chicago area, USA. …