Impact by Jeffery Martin

 

Where did she get that twinkle in her eye

which melts stone within me and swirls about my head

until poetry streams from my pen

like moonbeams on a perfect night

 

Where does she hide the flowers

whose smell announces her arrival

bouncing softly from eyes laughing silently

while seeing rainbows continuously

as she sprinkles her gift

and creates new growth

wherever her hands and feet

find a gentle wind

 

Where does she go to replenish

that twinkle, that gift

when she finds herself weary but alas,

her source of magic redefines itself daily

and is rejuvenated by its discovery

 

© Jeffery Martin

Storage Chamber

Excerpt from the book Storage Chamber

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20645101_10210024379835016_6687973742195305575_oAbout the Author

Author Jeffery Martin has written 10 books and contributed poetry to 7 anthologies. “Weapon of Choice” won the 2008 New Jersey Beach Book Festival ‘Best Book of Poetry’ and honorable mention in both the New York Book Festival and London Book Festival. Mr. Martin, a storyteller, has also used stories to inspire classrooms and youth groups in both New York and California. While living in Rochester New York he founded the BEHOLD Theater group (he hopes to kick start this again) which introduced to youth to various disciplines within the arts, ranging from Poetry to Fencing. Recently retired from the Los Angeles Unified School District he plans on taking poetry, drumming and storytelling on the road to reach a broader audience. He is currently writing a film script with hopes of releasing it sometime in 2018. His most recent book is “Jus Sayin” released in June 2017 is a myriad of thoughts he has shared over social media over the past few years.

Visit Jeffery’s Author Page At www.ctupublishinggroup.com/jeffery-martin-.html



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