Bellaire Michigan ~ Heather Higham

"Crows that peppered the school yard willow"
by Meg Kearney

"What did a boy know about heartbreak?"
by Meg Kearney

"Its gleaming wings spread"
by Meg Kearney

Red Wing Eating ~ Ari Korjala

"As goblins, ghosts, and witches come out to haunt the night"
Happy Halloween
by Nancy Cummins Bierman

"Some will sojourn to sip the drink of sleep"
The Rivers of Hades
by James Green

"A stillness just before a first-song chord"
Ghost Pipes
by MFrostDelaney

"Sipping tea Old World style from a glass encased in a sterling silver holder"
Elegy for Grandpa Philip
by Mark Fleisher

"You cannot move and you cannot breathe"
by Mary Audrey Kneipp

"He climbed through the wooden slats in the widow"
I touched his face
by Deenaz Coachbuilder

"The roar of a knifing wind"
Weather Damage 
by Melanie Claire Blinn Eulberg

"Time to curl up with a good book"
October Is My Favorite Cliché
by Wilda Morris

"Maples lay down a red carpet"
Sweeping Through October
by Gay Williford

"With subtle riffs our favorite pianist plays ‘Bye-Bye Blackbird"
Fall Returns to Wisconsin
by Mary Jo Balistreri

"A single chestnut falls"
Autumn in Dorset, Vermont
by Elayne Clift

"For weeks we obsess over every sparrow, every finch, even a crow"
Cannot Predict Now
by Claire Scott

Autumn Vibes ~ American Bear Club ®

 "There was no lack of gale-tossed dreams this year"
The Empty View
by Peter Shefler

Bulbs and rhizomes sleep peacefully
Summer's Gone Now
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"Ice-blue trees shadowed in moonlight"
The Empty View

by Michael Escoubas

"The room, stark, white"
The Empty Room 
by Vaughn Neeld

"Darkness hides the fallow meadow"
Darkness Framed
by Lenora Rain-Lee Good

"A  forever of tomorrows"
To Make this House a Home
by Jane Lang

“The twilight dusk soon lays itself on fields”
Outside In
by MFrostDelaney

“A coyote, white as alabaster walls”
October Night
by Paulette Demers Turco

Ekphrastic Prompt & Word Prompt For November 2021

Copalnic, Maramures, Romania ~ Cosmin Oana

"All morning I sang dream songs"
All morning the crows
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"Raucous caws rent rifled air"
Just Another War
by Vaughn Neeld

"The crows, glistening in tuxedos"
Acrostic for Crows
by Michael Escoubas

"The crows cawed and cackled"
A True Tale of a Murder
by Mark Fleisher

"A soft swoosh of wings nearby"
Good Friends Come to Call
by Lenora Rain-Lee Good

“Serenade his spirit”
3 Haiku
by Candace Turner

"Pine needles were tipped with colored prisms"
by Gail Denham

"Feathers blacker than ink"
Crows and Doves
by Mary Audrey Kneipp

"Add a somber dirge to enhance its evil powers"
October 31
by Jane Lang

Amherst Massachusetts ~ Seth Tichenor

Poetry in a Coastal Setting: An Interview with Greg Gregory
by Neil Leadbeater

Freeport Maine, AutumnVibes ~ Nick Staples

Dearest Papa: A Memoir in Poems
by Thelma T. Reyna
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Reading Between the Lines
by Neil Leadbeater
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Beyond Birds and Answers
by Alice Pero and Vera Campion
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater

Shoes: Poems About Footwear
Co-editors: Jennifer Dotson and Mary Beth Bretzlauf
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas


Publisher: The Word Works
All Morning the Crows
by Meg Kearney

Publisher: Parson’s Porch Books
Poems to Lift You Up and Make You Smile
Compiled by Jayne Jaudon Ferrer, Editor of Your Daily Poem

Images: A Collection of Ekphrastic Poems
by Michael Escoubas

Publisher: Water’s Edge Press LLC
Communiqué: Poems From The Headlines
by Ed Werstein

New Mexico ~ Sharmagne Leland St.John

Pearl couscous is made from tiny balls of lightly toasted pasta dough and is absolutely delicious
Israeli Couscous with Pine Nuts and Goji Berries
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Choose your own tasty seasoning for this recipe
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"Easy peasy ice cream recipe"
Spicy Pumpkin Ice Cream
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

North Carolina ~ Victor M. Riehl

Bio Page for Featured Photographers

Heather Higham

Ari Korjala

American Bear Cub®

Cosmin Oana

Seth Tichenor

Nick Staples


Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Victor M. Riehl

Leo Seewaldt

Smoky Mountain ~ Leo Seewaldt


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