Gone Fishing by Victoria Crawford | PAROUSIA Magazine

Always fresh and new,
river renews this life
of ever present change
ready always for us, Continue reading Gone Fishing by Victoria Crawford | PAROUSIA Magazine

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 suddenly dimmed. How what could be taken was instantly salvaged.     Biography: Kelsey May is a writer, educator, activist, and performer from Grand Rapids, MI. Her work has appeared in Turnpike Magazine and Broken Plate, and she interviews poets and other miscellaneous people at … Continue reading A Poem from Kelsey May | PAROUSIA Magazine

Three Poems by Tim J Brennan | PAROUSIA Magazine

Revelation During service last Sunday, the sun bent light through stained glass God whispered the latest gossip between my Father and Death When I departed, morning glories were in full bloom       Vigil Peter’s denial is again in our hearts hands cold, no fire to warm them We soldier on, asking each passer-by why are we so lonely?     After the Rock is Rolled, Joesph goes Home After the Rock is Rolled, Joesph goes Home This is the way you will now travel through the world. On tired feet, on arrangements of your bones. You will occupy your … Continue reading Three Poems by Tim J Brennan | PAROUSIA Magazine

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 a free eBook will be given to all contributors as a complimentary copy. Kindly send your story to parousiaanthology@gmail.com. Entries should be in one .doc or .docx and be previously unpublished. Include your contact information and a biography not more than 100 words stating country … Continue reading Call for Submissions | Parousia Poetry Anthology | PAROUSIA Magazine

IS THERE A CITY IN THE SECOND PHASE by Abah, Linus Ajene

IS THERE A CITY IN THE SECOND PHASE Her songs painted my heart with oceanic concerns & empathy unsolicited My fellow passerby asked: “what had given this woman such an angelic voice?” That voice that letup the choruses of the church choir during the funeral ministrations And assuaged the drum-beat of the forlorn-faced men There was floods of tears across her face But not a mourning tears me-think She sang sweetly, she sighed sadly & she sang glorious songs & there was flow of clean tears streaming down like anointing oil The woman might just be in her prime She … Continue reading IS THERE A CITY IN THE SECOND PHASE by Abah, Linus Ajene