Finally Learning to Fly

by Paul Raworth Bennett many years ago under sunny skies as a young eagle who hadn't learned to fly I watched with fascination another eagle, high overhead, soaring the blue commanding the thermals he landed before me offered a fresh-caught salmon which I devoured his eyes called my name instantly, we were friends idolizing this … Continue reading Finally Learning to Fly

Reunited

and then, atop a mess of soaked Egyptian cotton while water trickled from an overturned bedside vase as if savoring a cool spring after a week lost in the Sahara Remy and Anäis devoured each other playing each other's bodies like musical instruments - he was the sax, she the violin - until their harmonics … Continue reading Reunited

The Award Ceremony

🙂 To hear this story, use the player below. 🙂 The Award Ceremony by Paul Raworth Bennett Thinking briefly that he was dreaming - that he wasn't in that packed theatre after all - Remy leaned forward in his seat, grasped the sides of his walker, and wobbled to his feet. Softly taking her husband's … Continue reading The Award Ceremony

Remy, the Unwitting Electrified Jedi Army

🙂 To hear this poem, use the player below. 🙂 Remy, the Unwitting Electrified Jedi Army by Paul Raworth Bennett After decades of fruitless, frantic searching Remy finally found Heart-Kettle's electric cord, and Into a gentle current of warmth and love He finally plugged it, feeling rather chuffed that At long last, he'd conquered himself, And … Continue reading Remy, the Unwitting Electrified Jedi Army