Bravado. {Part IV of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... It is in the dance of a maimed danseuse that the true love for her chorus can be found. Her sole purpose of creation to sway in the winds of the melodies that once held nothing but, in her perseverance, have gained meaning. Fearlessly she leaps with no … Continue reading Bravado. {Part IV of IV}

Let Me Entertain You

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************   Let me entertain you. That would be easier. Easier than opening up to you. It would be easy to create a story, so you can't see my pain.   Let me entertain you. Something - interesting. Enticing. Alluring. I will tell wild tales … Continue reading Let Me Entertain You

Unedited and Uncensored

  Today's post is written by our brave poet, Cindy Powell I had a choice to make about what I was going to post today. I haven’t been feeling terribly inspired lately so I was thinking of posting a poem I wrote a while back. Since it is much more polished than most of the … Continue reading Unedited and Uncensored

The Hike

  I think sometimes I get ashamed of the darkness. Not some sin I struggle with, Or fear I can't let go of. Not even depression I need to pray out of.   I'm talking about the real stuff. The common "Hello, How are you?" And my response of: "I'm good, How are you?" I … Continue reading The Hike

Every Day

Today's post is written by our brave poet, Cindy Powell I have a confession to make. Sometimes I think my words are too simple. Sometimes I get the idea that I ought to embellish them a bit. Fluff them out so they’ll sound a bit less ordinary and plain. But when I do—I lose my … Continue reading Every Day

A Lover’s Light. {Part III of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... For what is the purpose of life when she lives in fear of the light? The soil has become tainted by pesticides. That which once shielded me has now become my enemy. I worry that the solution to my newfound sadness is also its … Continue reading A Lover’s Light. {Part III of IV}

The Rainbow Storm

Today's post comes from our Live Brave Poet, Tiffany Martin. The Rainbow Storm She walked in the desert, Kicking the small rocks aside, Head down, sweat pouring. Cracking the tumbleweeds under her feet. Glancing up to make sure she could still see. Hands were in her pocket, Defeat on her mind, Stuck in this heat. … Continue reading The Rainbow Storm

Time to Dream … Again?

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Cindy Powell Time to Dream … Again? Once alive Once filled with hope My dreams grew wings And soared But vultures appeared As if out of the mist They circled They taunted They swooped in close Clipped my wings And grounded my once lofty dreams Time passed … Continue reading Time to Dream … Again?