Lions' Digest

Haiku

Ben Gingher

February 16, 2017

Filed under Acclivity, Acclivity 2016-2017

Summer Endless skies of blue Jumping into cold blue pools Where time is not real   Fall The leaves are dropping Cool autumn breezes sweep through The fields of dead corn   Spring Yellow rain jacket We...

Hungry

Ashley

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

My stomach barks orders at me Wailing loudly when it doesn’t get its way Oh please, Oh please feed me today Five more minutes I beg Only five more minutes NO! It shouts I want food and I want it NOW It begins to throw...

The Bear

Rachel Schomer

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

Gigantic and happy the beast fishes wading in the waters of the rapid river but he is strong he is mighty catching one in its wide mouth It stalks away To feast

The Rotten Abattoir

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

I float and twist in a stagnant breeze as it carries me above the rotting timbers and crumbling masonry of the city. A fever is beating in my head like a drum, and my thoughts are crawling through my brain like ants. Above me, the...

Choices

The Girl in the Corner

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

When you choose something from many options there is no turning back. Even if you try to think back to what might've happened, you never will quite know Choices always sneak up on you they scare you they hurt you and...

Vincent

Maura Parkes

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

As sad as Vincent Van Gogh his ear staring at him from his palm and yellow paint dripping from his lips. As empty as his paintbrush dancing with light and capturing beauty but failing to capture his own talent. chemicals...

Snowflakes

Justin Terosky

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

The snowflakes fall so softly, Like tiny little cars. Driving around frantically They don’t know where they are. With many makes to choose from, Some giant and some small. Each is unique, a new one, You’ll never find...

Adventure

Justin Terosky

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

I would like to hike in the mountains All covered in ferns like green fountains I’d leave the same day with a deep breath Or I fear I may starve and face death I’d jump in the creek the fast stream flow Maybe I wou...

Tick, Tick, Tick

NES

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

tick tock tick tock tock the clock won’t stop ticking tock the watch won’t stop rushing the clock won’t stop ticking it ticks and it tocks the watch won’t stop rushing we are losing time it ticks and...

Winter Wind

Amie

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

White clouds drape the sky Snow falls slowly at my feet Now I am at peace

Shadows

Brittany Shipman

April 15, 2016

Filed under Acclivity

Never does the heart break more than on a chilly winter’s day, when the hope you once had becomes a mystery at last, and the dreams you once dreamt have all faded away. Never does the heart yearn more than on a somber...

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