Taos Sunrise

"Listening to the fading notes of a song"
by Claire Scott

"Play wordless tunes on a lyre"
Musings on Hope
by Claire Scott

"Do I chant OM for endless hours"
Help Me Out Here
by Claire Scott

Snow Geese~Western Washington

"And yet my bones are chilled"
Confession of a New Englander Before the Storm 
by MFrostDelaney

"No strings attached"
Emissary of Light 
by Mary Jo Balistreri

"The starlings rise as one"
Sky Dancing
by Annie Jenkin

"Bright with ice diamonds"
New Year’s Resolution
by D. R. James

"The sky flames red above dormant pastures"
Winter Sunrise in Illinois’ Hill Country
by Michael Escoubas

"The horizon darkened, and the winds howled"
Sunset at Valley Resort
by Karen O’Leary

Cattle~Red Hook, Upstate New York

"Along the road of tomorrow"
Road Signs
by Joan Luther

"For months now, she’s been hoping for a sign"
False Hope
by MFrostDelaney

"Returning from school one day, Ellie found a tiny puppy"
Canine Comfort
by Gay Williford

Poetry Prompt For February 2023

Aspens in a Winter Garden~Ranchos de Taos, NM

"Leaves would quake in gentle breeze"
Aspens in a Winter Garden
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"Their whispers chant a song"
by MFrostDelaney

"Frost and arid air blew in"
Two Trembling Aspens
by Paulette Demers Turco

"Dusk brings on a freeze"
Winter Coats
by Priscilla Turner Spada

No ekphrastic prompt for February, love poems only.

Morning has Broken~Taos, New Mexico

"I’ll be warm, covered toes to head"
January in the Snow 
by Jane Lang

Guanacos~Patagonia, Chile

by Kathy Lohrum Cotton & Michael D. Scott
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Time Matters
by Julie Anne Gilligan
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater

Alice in Wonderland
by Paul Buchheit
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Poetry Society of Colorado: Centennial Anthology
Editors: Susan Rocco-McKeel & Curtis Pierce
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Saint John's Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery~Upper Red Hook~Dutchess County, NY

Publisher: Human Error Publishing
If There Is No Wind
by Margaret Sáraco

Publisher: Kelsay Books
The Ethereal Effect–A Collection of Villanelles
by Jeannie E. Roberts

Publisher: Fernwood Press
Her Joy Becomes
by Andrea Potos

Aspens in Late Autumn~Taos, New Mexico

An interview with Carl “Papa” Palmer
by Neil Leadbeater

Winter Farmlands~Red Hook, NY 

Easy does it for this delicious egg dish
New Year's Day Brunch
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

A tasty Eastern Indian Soup to warm you on a cold winter's day
Spinach Soup
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Superstition says eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s day brings good luck throughout the year!
Black-Eyed Peas
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John

Dawn on a Snowy Morning~Ranchos de Taos, NM 

Sharmagne Leland-St.John


San Francisco de Asís Catholic Mission Church~Ranchos de Taos, NM


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