Keeping Room
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 ...

Kirsten MacKenzie - Sept 2015 cover photo The Road by Kristen MacKenzie
On 09/04/2015 | 0 Comments |

    It’s ninety-five degrees and the car windows are down. I can feel the ...

Sarah Bartlett, August 2015 To Dance Face-to-Face: Poems from Sarah Bartlett
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The Letter Last Thursday, I received a longed-for gift:  a letter from my dearest friend, ...

Noel Canin, July 2015 Cronelight by Noel Canin
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Cronelight? Cronelight. But crones are haggard old creatures with no teeth and hooked noses. Crones, ...

bison at Nachusa - K. Hutchinson, July 2015 Modern Minotaurs: A Poem by Kate Hutchinson
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  Modern Minotaurs   The labyrinth at Crete was a mansion, its expansive hallways winding ...

Bread - Julian - July 2015 Two Poems by Jeanne Julian
On 07/25/2015 | 0 Comments |

  Making Bread, New Year’s Day For Tim   Shaped like a brain, warm as ...

K MacKenzie July Celebrate by Kristen MacKenzie
On 07/17/2015 | 2 Comments |

I don’t celebrate holidays. “I celebrate every day,” I say if anyone asks. Mostly, I ...

Hollie Sculpture  - Norma, June post A Memory: In the Ceramics Studio by Norma Schafer
On 06/30/2015 | 2 Comments |

    He wore eyeglasses with thick frames, usually black, sometimes tortoise shell that made ...

Carol Roan post photo Friendly Words by Carol Roan
On 06/26/2015 | 3 Comments |

  My mother is smashing my Jack-in-the-box with a broom. I know not to cry. ...

Cara Armstrong - post photo II “If You Could Still Listen” – Three Poems by Cara Armstrong
On 06/21/2015 | 2 Comments |

Photo Credit: "Father's Hand" by Gayle George   I. My grandfather burned   a house ...

Jessica Ciosek - June Post photo Love Song for My Father by Jessica Ciosek
On 06/15/2015 | 1 Comments |

  If I were to write a love song for my father, what it might ...

Jeanne Julian - photo for June post Haiku For My Father by Jeanne Julian
On 06/12/2015 | 0 Comments |

For my father -   1 Higher the swing rose as he pushed. My sister ...

noel canin blog photo Beneath the Willows by Noel Canin
On 06/05/2015 | 2 Comments |

  The Yesterday Today and Tomorrow Tree grew in the garden of our home in ...

woodenboat Builder by Kristen MacKenzie
On 05/29/2015 | 2 Comments |

  Photo Credit: www.archdavisdesigns.com   Dad was more storyteller than mechanic, leaving his wartime occupation as ...

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 ...