To Leave Something Behind

is our first religion our most primeval ritual to be remembered by those who have beennearly forgotten is the holiest experience  George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, The Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have […]

Falling in Love

Welded inside another mindher words openedfor the first time the way of Zen climbing the necklike a waterfall ofdolomite and gypsummy eyes closedgravity reversedscents of being liftedairborne and fragrant George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, The Angle at St. John Fisher […]

6 Days and 6 Weeks

Think a little less and live a little more 1. ParentPay attention. Help. Teach.  2. Husband Be kind. Be there. Be a good friend.  3. HealthBe fit. Be of a good mind. Be mindful of the food and the animals. Be in nature. 4. WorkBe on time. Be reliable. Be focused. Be respectful. Be open to opportunity. 5. SpiritualityMake all of the above work in harmony. Be grateful […]

Rise

where there is no religion but God and moon and landand sea and the gathering of otherswho are ready for you to believe. George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, The Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays […]