A Poem from Kelsey May | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Your Hands, Instruments of God after Francesca Bell Oh, the mooring. The fishing boat stranded, sandbarred & unsaved. Who can salvage when each net is tangled in coral, when what is underneath & unseen is fated. Then the pierced palms. The feet calming the storm, no more waves, no more wind. How the moon…

A Poem from Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

  LOVE AND A PHONE CALL I call you On the phone And as we talk Angels glow. We share secrets Like whispers of wind Reclining beneath Moonlit night. The outside world Is voiceless lightening And our shared Conversation Is like listening sky. As we speak Peaceful blue shadows Fill my living room And you…

Balm by Victoria Crawford | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Balm Jagged glass shards shedding their twinkle slivers crystals of dust lacerating callused soles, souls dry air, hard air slicing skin dogs panting hot season gasps beyond even the embrocation devotion of balm Mary Magdalene rubbed over the feet of Jesus Rain patters on metal roof, unheard, unnoticed until I wake into cloud-shadowed morning…

Three Poems from Kelsey May | PAROUSIA Magazine

    Thirty Candles Burning   I never expected the betrayal, the dew so sweet I hit it under my tongue and didn’t tell a soul. Days passed, and I didn’t sleep. I untied all the ropes. The morning thistled but couldn’t tempt me. I brushed my hair with a gold-toothed honeycomb. The lion’s claws…

true self by Rick Davis | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine

lying on the pillowy bed i count my breath running from random thoughts like jonah fleeing nineveh i encounter a system of larks realizing that the observable universe is transient and less than real as i eclipse the depths of peace finding a God of mercy in daffodils & tulips allowing myself to become an…

Three Poems by Kirby Olson | PAROUSIA Magazine

  EVOLUTION OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY On the planet Sirius, a comic mood prevails. There are beings with nine heads & 88 arms Who can juggle 880 balls & whistle in 9 Octaves simultaneously. God sits & watches the planet Sirius, A blue orb in a brighter area of the universe, And eats it up…

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…