Flash Fiction: Spiritual Warrior

Photo by Mark Frost from Pixabay   In my young adult years, I met a couple at my church who ministered to teen runaways at a shelter in downtown Hollywood. The wife told me stories of how the runaways had been enslaved into prostitution. She also told me of many victories over demons. My short work below … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Spiritual Warrior

Poetry: Peace

Photo by  @whoisbenjamin (Unsplash)   Peace by Olowo Hope   The more I struggled, the more it grew Pushing me further down deep. The clouds above hovered in pity Thunder spoke in roars Lightning flashed through the walls of darkness, I sunk deeper, fighting the waves.    Bereft of strength, I yielded.  Dancing to the … Continue reading Poetry: Peace

Poetry: Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful)

Photo by  Matthew T Rader (Unsplash) I love road trips in the summertime. They remind me to look around and see God's blessings that are so easily missed in the busyness of work and family responsibilities. —April Ojeda, poet   Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful) by April Ojeda Stately Thistle, purple headdress, Holding court in … Continue reading Poetry: Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful)

Submissions to Issue 4: Open Now

It's that time of year again! Submissions to Issue 4 of Lost Pen Magazine are open now until September 2020! Visit our Submissions Page for details. And stay tuned for details on the Issue 3 release date. Blessings!

Poetry: Clamoring for the Bottom Rung, by Carole L. Haines

Image by Xin on Unsplash   Clamoring for the Bottom Rung by Carole L. Haines Even if no one else ever sees down deep in the darkest parts of me I see and God sees or if no one else ever knows the harshest thoughts, the hurts, the wounds . . . I know and … Continue reading Poetry: Clamoring for the Bottom Rung, by Carole L. Haines