Granite me serenity

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Lay your hands on the tabletop
and feel the spring green flora where a young Earth
came alive in its prime, only to be crystalized.

Embrace the waves of density and
the physics of pressure
with the subtle matchmaker of geologic heat. Continue reading

Blanket Statement

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There are all kinds of blankets to cover our sins.
At first we deny when the accusing begins.
If we are proved innocent or accusers flee,
young hearts will be protected with this simple plea. Continue reading

She was in a hurry

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

This morning was not different from any other Tuesday. She woke up to the sound of the clock radio as the morning personalities discussed the country and some strange lights in the sky. Continue reading

Should you find me

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I find that individuality
is my experience,
not part of a collective
and very self-aware,
with no orders from a hierarchy
to search for truth. Continue reading