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Realm – A Poem

S. Thomas Summers, is a Pushcart nominated poet, is the author of Private Hercules McGraw: Poems of the American Civil War and The Journals of Lt. Kendall Everly, both published by Anaphora Literary Press. He teaches literature, philosophy, and writing at Wayne Hills High School and Passaic County Community College in Wayne and Paterson New Jersey, respectively.

S. Thomas Summers is a husband and a father who often spends time stepping through the forests that surround his home, breathing deep the clean air, striving to discover all the magic he can. Find his blog at



There is more magic
beneath a canopy of wildflowers,
a harvest that dabs
a meadow with color and dance,
than most tend to admit.

One must only capture a moment
to spy beyond each green stem,
to discover the grace of folly:
a clutch of dragon eggs
painted as jewels

or a sylvan elf,
its silver skin
laced with sleep and peace.

The Dragon Haunting the Mist

S. Thomas Summers poems are inspired by daydreams, gazing through a window, stepping through a wood. I believe there’s a place where these dreams gently grace reality, making the impossible quite possible, the intangible very tangible. I do my best to visit that place as often as I can.


To learn more about S. Thomas Summers and to check out more of his amazing work, check out the links below.

Burned it!


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