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Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 5.19.05 PM Moose with a Muffin
On 01/02/2016 | 1 Comments |

Here's what my New Year's Eve looked like:  I drew a hot bath, immersed myself ...

5268590976_c1beb2899d_z (2) Oh, Mother by Jessica Ciosek
On 05/15/2015 | 3 Comments |

  Mother, may I go to him, my brother slave to the needled beast   ...

Shockey - May 9 blog Mother by Kirsten Shockey
On 05/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

The small high desert cemetery perched lonely and dry on a forgotten rise past the ...

leaf Leaves of Trees by Lee Schwartz
On 04/24/2015 | 1 Comments |

Editor’s note: We asked our contributors to respond to this spring-related prompt: Using the following phrase ...

lilac leaves - 2 The Thrill Is Gone by Jessica Ciosek
On 04/17/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: We asked our contributors to respond to this spring-related prompt: Using the following phrase ...

photo-1417024321782-1375735f8987 The Promise of a Tree by Julia Kadlec-Wagner
On 04/10/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: We asked our contributors to respond to this spring-related prompt: Using the following phrase ...

IMG_0969 Shining Black and White by Hannah Bissell
On 04/03/2015 | 4 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked our contributors to respond to this spring-related prompt: Using the following ...

Chapbook_TwoWhiteBeds_Cover_20140427 The Writing of ‘Two White Beds’ by Laura Cherry
On 03/27/2015 | 2 Comments |

Editor's note:  Winner of Minerva Rising’s inaugural chapbook contest, Two White Beds by Laura Cherry ...

RONyPwknRQOO3ag4xf3R_Kinsey Warm by Norma Hawthorne Shafer
On 03/20/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked Minerva Rising contributors to respond to this great prompt from PW.org: ...

bk pages The Words of Others by Jessica Ciosek
On 02/27/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked Minerva Rising contributors to respond to this great prompt from PW.org: ...

KADLEC-WAGNER photo This Kind of Warm Music by Julia Kadlec-Wagner
On 02/20/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked Minerva Rising contributors to respond to this great prompt from PW.org: ...

photo-1417434743061-9873e0beaed6 Dogs pray, too by Lee Schwartz
On 02/13/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn’t ...

snowflake Creature Comforts by Jessica Ciosek
On 02/06/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn’t ...

Josefa Holland-Merten Every Bird, Their Hollow Bones
On 02/02/2015 | 0 Comments |

In January, we asked Minerva Rising contributors what comforts them, or conversely, what they removed ...

norma Small Comforts of Home by Norma Hawthorne
On 01/30/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn’t ...

flowers A Reminder to Myself of What I Love by Jane Ellen Glasser
On 01/23/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you? Conversely, what doesn't comfort ...

dreamstimefree_197673 To the Woman Eating on the Eastbound Midtown Direct by Mary Brancaccio
On 01/16/2015 | 4 Comments |

Editor's note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn't ...

dreamstimefree_79279 On Becoming Ordinary by Lee Schwartz
On 01/09/2015 | 1 Comments |

Some days I feel beautiful. Well, not beautiful in an outward Meryl Streep radiance, but ...

poinsettia Tears for Christmas by Jessica Ciosek
On 01/02/2015 | 2 Comments |

We tried then, didn’t we, to keep up the pretense of a normal Christmas.  We ...

fireworks-535198_1280 New Year’s Wishes from the Poetry Editor’s Desk
On 12/29/2014 | 0 Comments |

As the year winds down to a close, I find myself ruminating on a few ...