Poems and Phantasms

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Author Interview


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Unlocking imaginations with dollhouse storybooks at Hope Houses Workshop, Inc.: Author Lurana Brown


Enduring the River

the soul bleeds against stony edges of

injustice, churning up

memories better left to settle


except bubbling up also

from fathomless depths, hope

irrepressible, clearing the way

to the surface and sun


see now, carp of joy

bounding upstream

red and golden


back to the source


Little Girls Still Missing

“Keeping Dry”, 1889. Artist uncredited. (Public Domain)

Little girls not found, but

never forgotten. Your friends

grieve fast. Your parents

gone mad with



Into the darkness

taken. Into the light

our secret prayer

unless a miracle.


the hope.


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