Readers' Poems

A Reader Shares Her Poem: Loose Women by Sheryl Wentworth Woods

Loose Women       by Sheryl Wentworth Woods I didn’t like myself so I gave myself away, piece by piece chunk by chunk. Would you care for a thigh? Perhaps a breast is more to your desire. Oh! It’s my MIND you lust for. I’ve a headache but go ahead take it. My heart? Gladly! I’ll cut… Continue reading A Reader Shares Her Poem: Loose Women by Sheryl Wentworth Woods

Readers' Poems

A Reader Shares Her Poem: Penance  by Melanie Frageorgia

This poem is about Melanie's experience in an emotionally abusive relationship. Penance       by Melanie Frageorgia Liar is the name you have given me Daughter of a snake Can it be true? You once begged kisses of this forked tongue Now you call me Deceiver, False One, Order me prostrate Covered in ashes “Don’t… Continue reading A Reader Shares Her Poem: Penance  by Melanie Frageorgia

Readers' Poems

A Reader Shares Her Poem: Hope by Sheryl Wentworth Woods

Hope         by Sheryl Wentworth Woods Every blade of grass Has its angel that bends Over it and whispers “Grow, grow.” The Talmud Hope is what gets me out of bed each morning. Like liquid faith, it fills the black emptiness. Unrelenting and steadfast, it pushes one foot in front of the other, whispering in my… Continue reading A Reader Shares Her Poem: Hope by Sheryl Wentworth Woods