Beanery Online Literary Magazine

December 26, 2012

The Music Box

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

THE MUSIC BOX

 Jan McLaughlin

 

Step into a page in time of friendliness and grace

Escape the rush of the city, enjoy each friendly face.

The church bells’ hourly chimes, the sound of “Old Rugged Cross,”

Give the peaceful, calming feelings of life in a music box.

 

Time so long forgotten, of feeling so at ease

The smell of fall leaves in the air, wafting on the breeze.

The old time concerts in the park—listening to the past,

Wishing time would stand still, wishing this could last.

 

A music box always held small pieces of the past

The tinkling sound of a song, my memory holds fast

Again the church chimes sound, as the sun sets crimson red

Giving peaceful, calming feelings as the music box in my head.

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To read more writings by Jan click on https://beanerywriters.wordpress.com/category/wrbw-jan/

 

March 15, 2010

Time

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

Welcome Malaika King as a youth contributor to the Beanery Online Literary Magazine. Below is the first of the poems written by her that will be posted.

TIME

Malaika King

There are 24 hours in a day

60 minutes in an hour

1140 minutes in a day

60 seconds in a minute

86400 seconds in a day

 

So how is it you can’t (more…)