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Last chapter

Summer sings its long song, and all the notes are green.
But there’s a click, somewhere in the middle
of the month, as we reach the turning point, the apex, 132 more words

A Transformation

An amazing transformation

Gavin Wilson took this chair

added detail and pizzazz

and this is the result!

A drowsy silence, hummed by bees, the thunk of an apple… 8 more words


25th reunion :: barbara crooker

A quarter of a century
since we left high school,
and we’ve gathered at a posh restaurant.
A little heavier, a little grayer,
we look for the yearbook pictures… 153 more words


two scrumptious food poems from barbara crooker's new book Les Fauves

Ever have this daydream?

You decide to take a break after writing all morning. When you step outside, instead of your ho-hum suburban neighborhood, you find yourself in one of the most beautiful villages in southern France. 1,061 more words

Poetry Friday

sustenance :: barbara crooker

The sky hangs up its starry pictures: a swan,
a crab, a horse. And even though you’re
three hundred miles away, I know you see… 92 more words


Autumn is upon us

Our Autumn 2017 poets

Summer seemed to slip by us in the South so we’re hoping for an exceptionally mild, warm and windless autumn. A friend just rang me and said she enjoyed this “Mother ” edition. 1,237 more words