“Prized Possession” by Jeff Flesch

I look in the mirror and find a reflection, known to none, yet known to all   a persona of nature and of soul, dancing within an interlude, a prized possession – desire   feeding troubles and feeding harmony   a paradox of humanity and of the cosmos   hidden from view yet, a part…

“Courage Resurrects” by Jeff Flesch

I’ve come from afar another galaxy of stars away take shape in the sights, and sounds of the night a mirror image the fabrics and scents of you a remembrance of all that was once good and new take my heart into another dimension of space a place where light enters into the cavity of…

“Threads” by Jeff Flesch

I look for you in the sky and find you before the sun can eclipse the stars outlined by a heart shattered into pieces of love transformed into a wondering about the nature of life within a head filled with ideas held together by threads of pain, and promise left beside the shore where you…

“Starburst Pattern” by Jeff Flesch

nestled together we outfit each other in layers of love enfolded  in arms of passion and hope dripping  from fingers anointed with sensitivity they manifest when close a starburst pattern  traced  over the mind’s eye connected  always  to your heart, and mine Copyright © 2022 Jeff Flesch All Rights Reserved Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis, Oregon,…

“Twilight State” by Jeff Flesch

I look through you into the vastness of space a mirror washing over time’s bleakness a desperate twilight state categorizing concepts into their proper place along meadows filled with new thoughts and feelings arising within a heart finally open to love’s healing Copyright © 2022 Jeff Flesch All Rights Reserved Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis,…

Lilac and Mint by Jeff Flesch

I walk toward the moonlilac and mint waft through the nighta fragrance bruising my heart, andhard to define it’s you youthat spilled out of the seeds last Autumn and, youspilling out of the nightnow confusion, a mistterrifying and, terribly satisfying I recede, realizing it’s the shape, texture, and tone of your mindI’ve missed all this…

Plum Trees by Jeff Flesch

Plum Trees by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: Develop. Inspire. Transform plum trees always takemy breath away as in their shade, we playwith notions of hope and trust and a little bit of the magic seenwithin the last bunch of flowersfrom the tree they always relate to me, and all the thingsI’ve been and seen far…

Gumdrops and Glitter by Jeff Flesch

Gumdrops and Glitter by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: Develop. Inspire. Transform the sea rises over my heartwhile I lean into love like a fairytale, made up of gumdropsand glitter, which never stops enticingthe senses even with a skewed perspective created from the pastwhen flowers didn’t bloom, ratherthey died fast entering my heart in one…

your eyes by Jeff Flesch

your eyes by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: https://jeffflesch.com/ nature is full of wonder, all of itsaspects take me under, into a world seen and unseenlike the breeze on a cold and windy dayin the midst of a calm sea I resign, and stay to myselfamidst the known and unknown for they are of equal partsliving…

rainbow trim by Jeff Flesch

rainbow trim by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: Develop. Inspire. Transform folded end over end, like a pieceof steel with rainbow trim a fascinating deluge of colorsvibrant and felt within my heart it beats to a steady rhythm, resonatingwith the loss and suffering we’ve allbeen throughas past and present experiences coalesceinto you and I transpirelike…

stone colored glass by Jeff Flesch

stone colored glass by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: Develop. Inspire. Transform I often think about the pastit’s like looking through stone colored glass hazy, and filled with trauma, a cold placeinside my chest lingering among flowers, thought and feeling reconcile mein two drops of love they cascade from the leaves of my heart, whileI…

voided wind by Jeff Flesch

voided wind by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: Develop. Inspire. Transform I stand at the precipice of the lostwhere pieces of my skin rotate back, and forth within the voided windas my soul resonates with the words that come from another place and timethey are not mine, nor are they part of this mind that…

stems and seeds by Jeff Flesch

stems and seeds by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: Develop. Inspire. Transform shadows are cast over my eyesas I try to find the nature of reality insidethe stems and seeds gifted to mewhile I await the return of the tidewithin the heart and stone romancingthe sun betrayed none yet the pain wells upreminding me of the…

apple seeds by Jeff Flesch

apple seeds by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: https://jeffflesch.com/ I miss the flavor of youat dawn coming to me in dreams that fill my mindwith worried images and times, fatigued learning more from apple seedsI lean into the love that sits atop the mountain and the valleys deepwhere love lingers in the shadows and in every…

poplar seed by Jeff Flesch

poplar seed by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: https://jeffflesch.com/ the apple orchardlives along the shadowsof a love that lingers sometimes in the gallows of a destiny told to meonce upon a story made we a poplar seed clear and conciselike the apples we cut and slice a sprinkling of cinnamon takes twoseconds more for the answers…

lavender lines by Jeff Flesch

lavender lines by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: Develop. Inspire. Transform, and on Twitter. tumbleweeds thread the head of a pin while the size of our love’s always beenreminiscent of the dreams laden in your hands like the flavor of morning dewknow that I’ve always seen you in my mind a place in my heart you…

the sweetest nectar by Jeff Flesch

the sweetest nectar by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsites: Develop. Inspire. Transform, and on Twitter. with the wind at my backI relax andsit inside all the glory before me the blooming flowersand the resplendent arches on the treesas they hang with the most delicious fruit seen they drip with the sweetest nectara life in transience and…

until the sun by Jeff Flesch

until the sun by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributorsite: https://jeffflesch.com/ I stand in line to buy lemons and limeswhile reminiscing on thetimes enthralled and divinedwhile feelings keep coming up I’ve tried to stop. yetthey keep marching towards the top life is like thatsometimes we walk and talk and make love until the sun comes up while…

petals made of love by Jeff Flesch

petals made of love by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: Develop. Inspire. Transform I sit atop the river delta, wondering aboutthe scene it is amyriadin-between the lightcasting offin the distanceplaying with the stars in the sky, sheltering the moon in ablanket disguised I rise, and make my way down, as the cavern comesclose alwayslooking up,…

The Moon’s Lullaby by Jeff Flesch

The Moon’s Lullaby by Jeff Flesch, Monthly Contributor site: https://jeffflesch.com/ moon night, I shine, bottomless love is divine… I had a conversation with the moon once. It was long ago, during a mist-covered evening, I was feeling quite lonely, and out of the ordinary. That evening the moon shined brighter than I’d ever seen. It…