Lions' Digest

The Wishing Well

Vella Taliare

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

I’ve been venturing back Venturing close, So close, Too close To the Wishing Well   I was far away and forgetful They say ignorance Is the only true bliss I danced with the grass and I slept in fields...

Invisible Strengths

Anonymous

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

When I die, You will find nothing hidden within me.   When I die, You will not find the caverns of my mind.   When I die, You will not see the sparks of curiosity laced within me.   F...

A Day with You

Anonymous

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

  6am You’re my first thought 7am I miss you and the coffee you would bring me 8am I lie to myself to make everything less miserable 9am I tell myself you miss me too 10am I can feel you forgetting me by...

This is a Cry for Help in the Form of a Poem

Anonymous

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

Pounds of worries and regrets stacked on my chest squeezes tighter Heartbeat jolts to the rhythm of a traffic jam on the first day at a new job Head stiffens high like skyscrapers still in construction Feeling close to hell,...

Where She Is

Ella Lovac

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

She was in everything and everything was in her. Her hair blew into the summer wind, and she twirled, head thrown back, her youthful face radiating laughter, until she tumbled down and became nothing more than a swirling pile of le...

Perspective

Vella Taliare

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

It’s a matter of perspective As this is all subjective And rather reflective So The Wishing Well Is where bad things dwell Stories I could retell, Show From a different point of view With varying level...

Manipulation by Choice

Anonymous

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

Very few things Can manipulate our emotions With such simple things as Key changes and rhythm switches, Yet music Does so expertly.   From melancholy melodies to hopeful harmonies, Music is the universal...

Margarita Pizza

Sarah Beth Spears

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

  Margarita Magic Oh, you saucy specimen Your gooey cheese dripping off each slice My tongue praises your beauty and poise   Your dough brings tears to my eyes The oven swallows my heart Greas...

The Election 2016

Alex Stoner

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

The chaotic theory of this social referendum Catching America by storm   The imploding emotion of citizens Collapsing from the wonky ego of candidates Suffocating those who watch   Smutty words ooze through young mi...

Caged

Gigi Trout

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

My safe little haven was torn apart In minutes the roof that protected me collapsed The floor that supported me ate me whole In seconds I went from protected to endangered   I can no longer hide from the dan...

Orbit

Thaddeus Hauser

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

I see the world so far below So familiar and yet so not, It may be mine, but at what cost, As I am the sole survivor of that holocaust The one who saw the end, The launch of hell begin, So now I sit and rot and watch T...

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