Keeping Room
sunset-929179_1280 Grace & Magic by Muriel Fish
On 03/31/2016 | 1 Comments |

  It was the summer of 1972. At the time I lived with my parents ...

Norma March 2016 Who You Were and Weren’t by Norma Schafer
On 03/25/2016 | 1 Comments |

    Which woman most influenced my creative life?  First, I think of Virginia Woolf, ...

clover field A Powerful Muse by Kate Hutchinson
On 03/23/2016 | 1 Comments |

  Every time I sit to write a poem, essay, or even a journal entry, ...

wood-houses-school-old “Keep It Real” and “Ms. Ross” by Jacqueline Hill
On 03/18/2016 | 1 Comments |

  keep it real   sister teacher arrived on the scene with instructions from the ...

(c) Angel Starr Silent Sentinels by Tricia Knoll
On 03/16/2016 | 0 Comments |

  It’s oxymoronic, isn’t it, to speak up as a voice for silence? Maybe that ...

K MacKenzie March 2016 Afloat by Kristen MacKenzie
On 03/11/2016 | 0 Comments |

  She doesn’t know my face or my name but she held me afloat. Courage ...

S Bartlett - March 2016 Seedpod of Iris by Sarah Bartlett
On 03/04/2016 | 0 Comments |

  Seedpod of iris. What a perfect image for Mimi, the consummate gardener! How many ...

I Wish I Could Undo by Mary Kendall
On 01/15/2016 | 1 Comments |

When I returned to writing after a twenty-five year silence, I discovered a good poetry ...

K. Morton Jan 2016 Magic Act by Kristen Kerrick Morton
On 01/08/2016 | 5 Comments |

  Writing is a magic act, like slipping into the space of a pocket door ...

shutterstock_168757979 (2) Flight by Tricia Knoll
On 01/01/2016 | 0 Comments |

  I'm 68. I lived for decades with a poet's soul, hoarding scraps of paper ...

K Mackenzie Dec 2015 Writing My Goodbye by Kristen MacKenzie
On 12/23/2015 | 0 Comments |

  I get my best ideas folding laundry. From the bedroom window of the home ...

Kate Hutchinson Dec 2015 Serendipity by Kate Hutchinson
On 12/18/2015 | 1 Comments |

  Serendipity:  the faculty of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for   This ...

witness_cover (2) Writing The Witness by Kelly Fordon
On 12/11/2015 | 1 Comments |

  This year, I wrote about a subject that I did not want to dwell ...

wriitng 1 Tough Love: A Few Words on Rejection by Jean Ryan
On 12/04/2015 | 3 Comments |

  I cannot imagine wanting to have children, which must be why I never had ...

Ciosek October “To Everything there is a Season…” by Jessica Ciosek
On 11/06/2015 | 0 Comments |

    Fall is a fallow rotting scent, fallen leaves made wet by heavy rain, ...

Mackenzie October When October by Kristen MacKenzie
On 10/30/2015 | 0 Comments |

October: A Haiku Story Want is a cold wind. I watch the leaves fly soundless ...

MacKenzie birds Sept 2015 Birds by Kristen MacKenzie
On 10/02/2015 | 1 Comments |

  I moved to a place where the loudest thing was the waves against the ...

Norma Sept 2015 Placeholders by Norma Schafer
On 09/25/2015 | 1 Comments |

    Summer is laziness, no routine. This week I even slept until ten. Most ...

Rona Sept 2015 37 Degrees, Gray Skies, and a Light Mist by Rona Simmons
On 09/18/2015 | 0 Comments |

  The thermometer on my back porch reads 95 or maybe 98 or perhaps even ...

1-for minerva flowers jeanne julian Sept. 2015 Market by Jeanne Julian
On 09/11/2015 | 2 Comments |

  Market   In gray light between dawn and day, before drudges arrive at their ...