Q/A with a Hellenic and Norse Pagan

I tried to take Christianity seriously, as in, follow the bible carefully, accept Jesus, pray etc., but I felt nothing and this went on until the middle of 2012, when I met a pagan. It was then I got introduced and the seeds were planted. So around early 2013, I found out about Hellenism. After researching Christianity, as well as history and other religions, I converted to Hellenism. It touched my being in ways Christianity never did or could.

Hunger Calls

by Vivian As a child, they could not keep me from that cupboard. During nights when the air is still, so dead you could hear a pin drop. A slight crack in the door and out peaks a little eye. The hinges scream in tune to the sound of floorboards moaning. I float past those …

A Stranger II

by Bernice “If you saw me at a bar—or any place—would you still be interested, and want to talk?” Yes. I blink slowly. The ceiling doesn’t change. It’s always the same. Always white, with hairline cracks due to old age. I trace the cracks with my eyes, and back again. I frown. “Why?” Are you …

The Poetry Contest

by Mark Kodama  The travelers gathered at the Greyhound bus station in Los Angeles, California. An art movie house, once part of the old MGM Studios across the street, featured The Leopard and Sea Wolf.  A large granite stone statue of Julius Caesar cast its giant shadow over a small greenish copper statue of Thomas …

Drifting Away

by Tylia L. Flores   Sitting here in my wheelchair, Staring at our pictures on the wall, Thinking about how much we’ve changed.   Drifting away like a boat out at sea, I guess that’s what happens when you start to love young, people change and their paths begin to change.   It's hard for …