Three poems from Abigail-Tydale Bassey | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine

I ESTHER walked into the king’s lairwith little hope whatsoever her first attempt was at dinner her shaking voice asked forpityjusticeandrevengepray about the plot of peoplelike Hamaneating with youand beating bones into your throat:an enemy. II LISTEN TO GOD What’d you make of so raging thoughtsgathered beneath your eyes?See, they sag_with very pale glow;voice locked…

​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 12th Issue to be published by September 2020 The theme of this forthcoming Issue is HEAL THE WORLD Psalm 147:3 KJV He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Heal the world is a theme inspired by the present pandemic that has plaqued…

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 Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

Dreaming of Eden Falling asleep softly I watch fresh new leaves On the twigs of trees. An owl is perched on the Bony branch above. The sun sets And whirling waters flow From the crystal clear brook. Lying on the thick blue-green wild grass I watch stars Breathing in Eden’s millionth star And my heart…