Texas has mostly been spared the extreme temperature of the winter of 2019. We hope our friends and readers around the county are safe and warm soon. Please grab some coffee, tea, or wine and enjoy Issue #70. Our featured poet for February is Diane Webster.
For those who have submitted videos for our new blog series, please be patient. We’ve been through a wedding, the holidays and some rather difficult times. It is something I want to develop.
As we move through the last half of Winter and the warming temperature and flowers return, remember to take a moment for poetry, yours and other peoples.
Editor & Publisher
Photos on this page by Terry McCranie
A cardinal sat within the junipers. Brilliant vermilion outlined in slate green, he sang while I sliced up strawberries to add to pancake batter. I had promised you pancakes for breakfast. I keep my promises. Butter melted on the griddle. I scooped out batter,…
I want to take you there, to this house, quiet like the woes of the strong, thirteen trees my grandfather planted, three rose shrubs, gul mohrs that lined the compound wall, curry leaves for grandmother’s kitchen, a henna plant, for her hair It was…
On his knees with Christ during a lull in the fighting— kills with the same hands he prays with