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EDITOR’S NOTE

 

Wendy Elizabeth Ingersoll

 

POETRY

 

Mary Jo Balistreri

*On the Way to Rochester Minnesota

*Reprieve

 

Fleda Brown

*Ode on the Nine Things I Didn’t

   Understand

 

Laura Brylawski-Miller

*Epitaph for a Painter

 

Sherry Chappelle

*Take the Pearl

   Leave the Shell Behind

 

Anne Colwell

*This is a travel poem

 

Molly Fisk

*August

 

Diana Goetsch

*Pointillism

 

Meredith Davies Hadaway

*Leaves

 

Luisa A. Igloria

*Shaker

 

Mary Ann Larkin

*The Story

Franetta McMillian

*Cosmonaut

*Euthanasia

 

Kristina Morgan

*Alberta of Sandia Unit B,

   Behavioral Health

*The Snow Cone Machine is Large

 

Susan Rich

*The Night Clerk of Almeria During

   the Evacuation

*I Never Tired of Talking About the Dress

 

EDITOR’S CHOICE

 

Jan Beatty

*To the Woman at the Laramie Airport

 

Molly Fisk

*All’s Well That Ends

 

Katherine Gekker

*Egg/Lion/Stone

 

Diana Goetsch

*Starbucks Name

 

INTERVIEW

 

Joan Colby

 

BOOK REVIEW

 

Lessons in Soothing Savagery:

I Will Say Beauty by Carol Frost