Pausefully Magazine

the online magazine about life as a creative process


Two poems

By Reid Baer



The Sword Is Pointed Down
And My Hands Are On The Hilt


This is where I dream
of being leader and King



Early Morning Prayer


I have damned my brother
from desperate need
with never a notion
I might be free

How much better to say
"God be with thee"
and share in the blessing
He has for me


Reid Baer has worked for a number of years as a newspaper reporter (covering the crime beat) in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He has recently finished his first novel, Kill The Story. He is an accomplished award-winning playwright with productions in New York, Utah, Illinois and California. He edits The New Warrior Journal for The ManKind Project International as well as A Man Overboard.



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