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EDITOR’S NOTE

 

Jane C. Miller

 

POETRY

 

Mélisande Fitzsimons 

*Irma

 

Sylvia Freeman

*Omen Bird

 

D. Walsh Gilbert

*Kingfisher by the Waterside

 

Kathryn Kirkpatrick

*On Finding Monarch Caterpillars

     in September

 

Sue Scavo

*[to sit] / [against] 

Annette Sisson

*Scanning for the Dippers

 

Merna Dyer Skinner

*I PRETEND I'M A LONG-DISTANCE

      JUMPER

 

Virginia Smith

*Biking Through The Stone Age

Beth Thompson

*Unwounded

Dawn Terpstra

*Man without shadow

Ruth Weinstein

*I PROMISE HER OKRA IN AUGUST

Tori Grant Welhouse

*Drive-Thru

 

 

EDITOR’S CHOICE

 

Lin Benedek

*Musings of an Okay Poet of the

     Twenty-First Century

 

Marion Boyer

*Zwischenraum

 

Laura Foley

*The River

 

INTERVIEW

 

Barbara Crooker

 

BOOK ENDS

Destiny O. Birdsong

Laura Costas

Layli Long Soldier

Kathryn Kirkpatrick

BEST OF THE NET NOMINATIONS 2021

Jan Beatty: To the Woman in the Laramie

                        Airport

Fleda Brown: Ode to the Nine Things I

                          Didn't Understand

Katherine Gekker: Egg/Lion/Stone

Jessica Goodfellow: Kyoto

Franetta McMillian: Cosmonaut

Devon Miller-Duggan: Let Each Day

Congratulations to our nominees!

COVER ART

Women Observing Stars is by Japanese artist

Õta Chõu (太田聴雨). To learn more about the art and artist go to the About section on the Masthead page.