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FullSizeRender The Holidays by Norma Hawthorne
On 12/19/2014 | 2 Comments |

It’s California 1956. Land of pink, baby blue and gold-flocked Christmas trees spun with silver ...

photo (4) Ten Notes on Christmas by Wendy Wakeman
On 12/12/2014 | 2 Comments |

1. My very first memory is a Christmas memory. I was two and three-quarters, in ...

dreamstimefree_181284 Rejection Round-Up by Nicole Rollender
On 12/08/2014 | 0 Comments |

Rejection has been my middle name lately when it comes to submitting poetry to literary ...

Jefflombardo.com Small Pleasures by Jessica Ciosek
On 11/21/2014 | 0 Comments |

“Don’t sweat the small stuff," they say, followed quickly by, “It’s all small stuff.” My ...

Mirror Mirror Mirror Mirror
On 11/17/2014 | 0 Comments |

CREATING OURSELVES AS WORKS OF ART - or - Telling the Mental Monkey-Bullies to Go ...

IMG_5701 Incomplete List of Small Pleasures by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 11/14/2014 | 0 Comments |

First sip of coffee in the morning; going to bed knowing I can drink another ...

dreamstimefree_264132 Five Quick Chapbook Tips
On 11/10/2014 | 0 Comments |

My dear poets, You still have time to send us your wonderfully crafted chapbook manuscripts ...

dreamstimefree_205591 The Life and Death of Great Brooklyn Diets Circa 1950 by Lee Schwartz
On 11/07/2014 | 1 Comments |

My family is from diets.  The lips, the jaws, the tongue of diets.  My entire ...

dreamstimefree_197673 Hungers by Janet Garber
On 10/31/2014 | 3 Comments |

So many hungers in me. A gorge rimmed red with teeth howls from in my ...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Eat While You Write: Writing Prompt by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 10/24/2014 | 0 Comments |

If you noticed the Halloween candy for sale in August, you know it has been ...

beef Comfort Food by Jessica Ciosek
On 10/17/2014 | 0 Comments |

I made beef stew on a Wednesday because it is my daughter’s favorite and she’s ...

photo Why Do You Write?
On 10/13/2014 | 1 Comments |

You: "I just had one of my poems (or short stories or essays) accepted by ...

Oboe Feeling the Music by Norma Hawthorne
On 10/10/2014 | 0 Comments |

She sits at the dining room table cluttered with shopping magazines, her only mail except ...

Music-Tree sm Music, the Soundtrack of the Soul by Jessica Ciosek
On 10/03/2014 | 0 Comments |

If music be the food of love, play on…* Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Ah, yes, music ...

violin against the door Notes in the Key of See, by Mary Curtis
On 09/26/2014 | 0 Comments |

This poem was inspired by a John Santos concert that paid tribute to and featured ...

ThreeKingsDay-17 Indian Summer: Autumn Leaves. Closer to Winter by Norma Hawthorne
On 09/19/2014 | 0 Comments |

Hot is what I used to be. Not now. I feel the chill coming on ...

walking the pier ‘Dare to Be’ Poetry Chapbook Contest Now Open
On 09/15/2014 | 0 Comments |

Do you remember the first poem you ever had published? Mine appeared in a now-defunct ...

oak leaf (1) Embers by Jessica Ciosek
On 09/12/2014 | 0 Comments |

“That, my girl, is a blaze of glory,” he said his gloved hands wrapped around ...

hila An Eco-Interview With Hila Ratzabi by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 09/05/2014 | 0 Comments |

Photo: Hila Ratzabi in Acadia National Park in Maine Thank you to poet Hila Ratzabi ...

min art blog sketch photo Musings on Mary
On 08/29/2014 | 2 Comments |

  What drew me into the room was the ordinariness. These paintings and drawings were ...