Along South Shore ~Little Compton ~Rhode Island

"Drawn to water like divining rods"
The Journey I
by Denis O'Neill

"Holding the trout close to the camera to make them look bigger"
The Journey II
by Denis O'Neill

"Dancing like gauzy, summer dresses"
The Journey III
by Denis O'Neill

"I had this thought while sitting in a café in Paris"
The Journey IV
by Denis O'Neill

Impending Storm ~ on Mount Hope Bay

"The bird is a shaman and guides me on spirit journeys"
Is Anyone There?
by Claire Scott

"The path and river meander together"
Three Trees Take a Walk
by Joan Luther

"Like floating lanterns slipping away"
Messenger of Joy
by Annie Jenkin

"Before me, an arc of school children on the floor"
In the Room of the Impressionists
by Andrea Potos

"He asks us to prepare a Sabbath dinner at home"
Marriage Vow
by Karen Loeb

“The equinox will come and go”
The Unraveling
by KB Ballentine

"The gentle sway of grasses in the wind"
Prairie Grass in Sunlight
by Michael Escoubas

"I had to sit and be quiet"
The Weird Dream
by Kathleen Murphy

Chris Martins Slough

"Veiled in gossamer mists"
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John

"A serenity of a dreamlike quality"
An Austrian Evening
by Gay Williford

"Gaze in wonder"
Haiku for Leaving Hallstatt
by Candace Turner

"Bells peal as families wake"
Pinned in Place
by Paulette Demers Turco

"A steeple pointing heaven-bound"
Austrian Retreat
by MFrostDelaney

Ekphrastic Prompt For October 2022

On the North Shore ~ Martha's Vineyard

"A warm lantern glow settles over our farm"
Under An Apricot Sky
by Gay Williford

"Meadow by the woods"
Haiku String
by Marcel Aime Duclos

"As the days shorten, he mows in twilight"
A Memory of Grass
by Maralee Gerke

"Finger sandwiches and croquet on the lawn"
Lingering Memories
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John

Poetry Prompt For October 2022

End of Summer ~ The Dock at Touisset Landing

"Watching the sunset over the summer shore"
Seasons of Summer
by DK Halley

A blustery day on the Southshore ~ Martha's Vineyard

The Language of Tides: New & Selected Poems
by Lois Parker Edstrom
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

The Splash of Easy Laughter
by Shoshauna Shy
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater

The Joseph Tree
by Isabel Chenot
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Every Day A Blue Sky
by William Marr
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

A balancing act

Publisher: Shanti Arts Publishing
The Color of Prayer: Poems on Rembrandt Painting the Bible
by James Green

Publisher: Dancing Girl Press
Chronicle of Lost Moments
by Lara Dolphin

Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Leave It Raw
by Shakira Croce

Summer Meadow

Poetry as a Healing Art:
An Interview with Charlotte Digregorio

Interviewed by Neil Leadbeater

Little Necks with Tobasco

The delicious showstopper at your Labor Day picnic
Susan's Chili
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John and Victor Riehl

Try this popular Japanese dessert made from a sweet  rice dough wrapped around ice cream
Mochi Strawberry or Raspberry Ice Cream Balls
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Afternoon on the South Shore ~ Martha'sVineyard

Bill McLane 



Sailing in Mount Hope Bay ~ Bristol, RI


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