Faith

What Are We So Afraid Of?

Sep 09, 2022

Last Semester, I had the terrible honor of speaking at my late Grandma’s funeral. One of the hardest weeks of my life, as I had to compose my eulogy for the wonderful woman who died. It was a sobering time and one of much mental reflection. Life is so precious and truly a gift to be alive. ...

Haunting

May 02, 2022

Art by Ron Hicks   I wander about once more Tarrying my way until shore For I will live nevermore Haunting this valley evermore   My ghost floats in mist The ...

Poems of the Week

Apr 30, 2022

Here are some poems written by Charles Tieszen as we are getting ready to end the spring semester! CLOSING OUT As the end the year comes to a close We all begin to ponder the most We ...

Pretty Close

Apr 29, 2022

Pretty Close It was just yesterday I saw you the first time The glow of pure joy shining bright in your eyes I fell into your arms didn’t know it was the start Full speed ahead ...

Glimpse of You

Apr 22, 2022

Art by: Ron Hicks I steal glimpses of you in crowds, in bed, and in my head. Your perfume mysteriously mists the night air, and my lungs fill up with you.   Though not ...

Blissful Oblivion

Apr 20, 2022

Painting by Ron Hicks   Once more into blissful oblivion, I fall once again into the devil’s arms. Only to hate existence, I am a paradox of impulse and ...