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Poetry Series: No. 7 – “Blesséd Are”

Blesséd Are… © 2011 Leslie I. Benson From “Emerging: A Collection of Poems” Available for purchase on Blurb.com. Blesséd are the huddled masses praying in their bomb shelters for peace and white rain from ashes and ruin Blesséd are those tender charcoal cinders and scattered shrouded spirits mourning on the hillside chanting in circles around… Continue reading Poetry Series: No. 7 – “Blesséd Are”

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Poetry Series: No. 6 – “Awake”

Awake © 2011 Leslie I. Benson From “Emerging: A Collection of Poems” Available for purchase on Blurb.com. buddha saves us because of what he knows from the void he awakens chanting to me from behind closed eyes a dreamless paradox transforming my existence from a sacred foundation anointed in prophecy i ascend into vision and… Continue reading Poetry Series: No. 6 – “Awake”

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LIB: Liberation through Jewelry

Storytelling comes in many forms: A poem, a song, and yes, even a piece of jewelry. The art of storytelling allows us to connect with humanity, forming a deeper level of meaning and understanding between one other. As a published journalist, marketer, and singer/songwriter, I have spent my life observing and collecting people's stories, which,… Continue reading LIB: Liberation through Jewelry