My Sisters! Arise! – A Poem by Hollow Reed

My Sisters! Arise! – A Poem by Hollow Reed
My Sisters! Arise! - A Poem by Hollow Reed

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Tears – A Poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett

Tears – A Poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett
Tears - A Poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett

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Thankless Tasks – A poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett

Thankless Tasks – A poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett
Thankless Tasks - A poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett

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The Rebelliousness of Man – A Poem by Hollow Reed

The Rebelliousness of Man – A Poem by Hollow Reed
The Rebelliousness of Man - by Hollow Reed

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LIARS, STORY TELLERS, and GOSSIPS – A Poem By Tricia Hague-Barrett

 

Stories are told, gossips abound,
backbiting is seen as fun.
Stories unfold, often retold,
embellished on the run. Read more

Fire & Diamonds – Poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett 2017

Tricia Hague-Barrett May 2017
“Fire & Diamonds”

       

 

We must recognize that under duress,
                                            great things are born.
Diamonds form in molten rock.
                    Gold is tested in the fire. Read more

Ant-like Strengths – Poem by Tricia Hague-Barrett (1993)

 

An ant carries its large load across the cracks
In the path on its way homeward

  
Nothing gets in his way
Nothing prevents him from succeeding
He finds a way over ravines
over and around large boulders
navigating through tall grasses
and tall trees
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Distinguished composer casts light on prisoner’s poems – BWNS

OSLO, Norway — At a recent major international music festival Norwegian, composer Lasse Thoresen shares his musical composition, Prison Poems, inspired by the poetry of Mahvash Sabet, a Baha’i imprisoned in Iran for her faith.  Watch the video featuring the voice of Bahiyyih Nakhjavani as she reads “The Sparrow” by Mahvash Sabet HERE.

Full Circle — by Lynette Slaman Garcia

Full Circle

 


I have traveled, journeyed far – 

into the recesses of my own desires;

walked the path of forgetfulness –

found naught but despair and emptiness .

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A Meditation for Harold – By Mel A. Silva

Harold Seibel
Harold Seibel

This meditation was written for a dear friend who, like myself, was the only Baha’i in our families and an avid fly-fisherman who now resides in the Abha Kingdom.  I’ve chosen to share this as a commemoration to his life and our time together. – MA Silva

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