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Category: Essential Andrew Blitman

The Autistic Voice

Streams of words Flow as drops on paper From the fountain pen, Their source. Communication is easy when written, But when spoken it often feels forced. Although I am normal […]

The Voice at Hand

Your voice is the sound of words spoken, The combination of thoughts and actions taken From the undertow of emotions that overflow Like an upwelling of encouragement From the gushing […]

Life between Screens

A life between screens Is not as fun as it seems. Everyone is jumping From monitor to monitor And compulsively sharing Their thoughts and activities, To attract the digital spectators […]

Weird

Weird is a wild word that jeers, Awkwardly stinging the ears, Also hurtful when spoken by young minds To bring to the surface The unacceptable, What is lacking in normality, […]

Unforgivable Is the Crime

The Scuffle There was a scuffle in the street today. Two boys – one black and one blue – Threw punches like stones to the face Over a question no […]

Poetry Is a Musing

Poetry is a musing For architects of the word Who construct language from thin air To describe the world as they see fit. Every poem has a story That the […]

Compelling

Passion is a forceful surge of energy That bursts forth from childish wonder, The spectacle of awe That binds us with radiant rapture Whenever we cross paths With the purpose […]

Fated Lines

Faith, Fate. They are intertwined. Face them both aligned Before it is too late To see the signs Fading in straight lines.

Solitude

When I am by myself I feel the presence of others, The desire for connections On deeper levels. There are objects; There are people Who exert their gravitational pull When […]

Just Adrift

I am drifting away, Floating on the waves Of the sunlit bay. The Ocean is warm, While the beach is quiet. The waters are clear; All the fish seem to […]

The Spirit of a Nation

The spirit of a nation Is the unity and integration Of many ethnicities and religions and social classes, Rich people and poor people, Leaders and followers, Aristocrats and commoners, Woven […]

“The War Mentality”

The Combatants Enter   The heart of a warrior Is shaped by experience; Faith in hard times The product of repetition. The laws of combat Bow to the lowest common […]

The Orchard of Wisdom

He who grasps wisdom Clarifies God’s will. This freedom empowers him To use their Heavenly skills. We are here to share our gifts As a unified body of faithful believers. […]