Poetry: Kayaking Lesson on Lake Superior

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| By Janis Gingermountain | We go along parallel, Julie and I, like two yellow ducks bobbing on the holy swells of the Mother’s bosom, lightness of being attained at last. Now I can die happy. ‘Round and ‘round the …

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Poetry: Night

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| By Jennie Boyd Bell | Owl hoots in the forest. Wind roars through the trees, surges over the mountains,             recedes to a whisper,       surges again. I lie cocooned in my tent;       the wind breathes me. Jennie Boyd Bull recently …

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Poetry: Crest Trail

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| By Jennie Boyd Bell | I hike along the summits of the tallest mountains in the East—       historic Mitchell, Craig, Big Tom, Balsam Cone, Cattail Peak, Potato Hill, Then steeply down to Deep Gap; leave Winterstar, Gibbs and Celo …

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Poetry: Scarecrow

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| By Julia N. Duncan | When I look out of my upstairs window, I am startled, thinking a man stands in the backyard behind the grapevines. But then I see he is only you, Scarecrow, keeping watch over the …

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Poetry: Church on the Hill

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| By Nellie Mooney | This little wooden church built on a hill it was a man’s dream, but it was God’s will. it came about many years ago The slaves had a dream But no place to go. They …

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Poetry: Empty

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| By Julia Nunnally Duncan | The upstairs corner where my daughter sat in her rocking chair, reading or doing her homework, is bare since she is not there.

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Poetry: Skeletons and Boundaries

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| By Amber Norris | My closet doors serve an important function. Behind them, each item of clothing represents a part of my life.

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Poetry: “Garlic Moons”

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| By Teegan C | Summer begins with lettuce seeds strewn:          hopeful       bent around a belly. ~ Later, when the persimmon tree has grown heavy,    has dropped her hot coals to smolder; When the stones have been spit, stepped on …

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Poetry: “Abundance”

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| By Martha O. Adams | This unique dawn breaks into tangerine peels scattered on night’s indigo platter;

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Poetry: “Lexington Ave. 8/30/16”

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| By Mary Stewart | Belching buses, engines gasping surfing rhythms of combustion Fire engines crashing cymbals

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Poetry: “Giving Thanks”

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| By Martha O. Adams | What is given in a ten second pause before the launch of fork and knife

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My Love Affair With Greek Food

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| By Janis Gingermountain | My life has been filled to the brim with food-related experiences from visits around the globe. Three of these are tastes of Greek life, culture, and most of all, food.

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Poetry: The Great Kisser

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| By Janis Gingermountain | Forgotten at Forgotten Animal Shelter I had a way to make you not forget. Six-foot standing high jumps are my gig. I like it up there in thin air.

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Poetry: The Hero

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| By Clark Kimball | The Hero overhears his own true tale but does not recall it.

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