Breaking News

    Breaking News By Jennifer Ann Johnson   Against a backdrop—indigo and star, Luminous angels appear before men, Ancient Wisdom they proclaim near and far, To shepherds and sheep, to earth and heaven.   Luminous angels appear before men, On a Space-Time night with Tripartite accord, To shepherds and sheep, to earth and heaven,…

The Empty Box

  What?! Christmas morning?! Ryan raced to the tree. Mom and dad had left the tree lights on. “Mom and dad!”  Ryan yelled from the living room. He wasn’t going to start without them. Mom and dad appeared in the hallway. “We’re up. Go ahead, Ryan.” Well, it didn’t take long for Ryan to rip…

Father’s Way

  I would estimate that over the years my father took thousands of photos with film cameras. He wasn’t in those photos. Most of what a father is and does isn’t captured in images….     

Mother’s Day Limerick – Post Modern Partum

    There once was an XX who named itself YY, (Being gender fluid made her mother cry), Then YY had a baby, And was no longer gender hazy, Mother’s Day and Joy made her cry.       © Jennifer A. Johnson, 2017, All Rights Reserved  Added 5-16-2017:   You won’t find this in a…

Never My Love

  The first day of Junior High School Darren left his house and found the end of the “stand quietly” line waiting for him. That is where he put the French horn case down. On the walk to school the bell of the case had banged his left leg. The pain in his shin reminded…