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Pulled out of mind,

pain racked body

screams from far away

and I have

no recourse –

just curl into

a frozen ball on a… 212 more words



There are three Bradford pear trees on a corner near my home. They are loaded with white blossoms. One of the trees is a little more advanced than the others so the green is overtaking the white. 266 more words

What's Important And What's Not

What’s important and what’s not? That’s the biggie question that all of us get around to answering sooner or later. Just like the Ten Commandments guide our lives whether we like it or not, the truth of what’s important has the same effect. 367 more words

Allen E. Rizzi

70 Down. 70 to Go?

I’m inching closer and closer to being age 70. Counting down days now, not months or years. Forty didn’t bother me. Fifty, a wee bit of hesitation. 519 more words

Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan - Book Review

Emily is a seventy-something widow, going about her empty days in an effort to fill them.  She’s become redundant, no longer needed for her family or society.  158 more words


International Women’s Haiku Festival: Two Haiku by David He

Poet David He gives voice to a young girl’s sweet song and an older woman’s early dusk in two beautiful haiku.

a green leaf
between the girl’s lips… 231 more words


Cutting calorie consumption by 15 percent for two years could slow aging and metabolism and help protect against age-related disease, according to a study with a lead author from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. 126 more words