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Spiritual Awakening, a Cure for Depression

By: Malathy Sreenivasan The Mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it.                                    Lord Krishna, Shrimad Bhagavad Gita The world is changing; the technological advances in nuclear science, […]

Four Winter Haiku – 3

By: Jim Bates Snowy lakeside treesHazy soft dreamy shorelineFrosted Fairyland. After the snowfallLandscape resting peacefullyOverwhelming calm. Northwest wind blowingCold gray winter day chills deepFireplace burns warmly. Deep north woods cabinDecember snowfall thigh […]

Thou Shalt Not

By: Rich Elliott The boys in the wagon whooped and hollered, delirious with adventure. “Glory bound!” “Graybacks, look out!” “Here come the heroes of Osky!” Thirteen-year-old Joseph John did a drum roll […]


By: Don Tassone Five months after the end of a war that pitted brother against brother, still dressed in his blue uniform, Thomas Fenwick approached a brick house surrounded by oaks and […]