White Mountains ~ New Hampshire

The Editors wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.

Perhaps someday it will be recognised as the time when the Natives of this land showed 
tremendous compassion and generosity toward strangers who would surely have perished
without them.

"They seem to sing the longest song"
Winter Interlude 
by Bob Moore

"Wintry skies turned blue"
After the Storm
by Bob Moore

"It is the beauty in the storm"
Winter Afternoon 
by Bob Moore

Case Mountain ~ Manchester ~ Connecticut

"A gay attempt at haute cuisine"
Pot Luck Supper: Aunt Lavinia Strikes
by Fred Chappel

"The maple shorn of leaves"
Late Autumn on Lake Huron
by Michael Escoubas

"Birds bury their heads, huddle up in nests"
Waiting Out Winter
by Annie Jenkin

"Letting go of autumn’s losses"
As Leaves Fall
by Karen O'Leary

"Ashes, ashes all fall down"
Golden Thread
by Jane Lang

Lincoln Wood Trail Bridge~East Branch Pemigwassett River~Lincoln~New Hampshire

"Would he invite her out to the garden?"
The Proposal
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John

"What will our friends think?"
The Confession
by Candace Turner

"The house filled with the whiff of fresh-brewed coffee"
Drawn into Her Dream of No I do
by MFrostDelaney

"Tottering on high heels"
New Script
by Kathy Lohrum Cotton

"Everything is carefully planned ahead"
A Wrenching Choice
by Gay Williford

"Elegant, slender fingers splayed"
A Girl, a Risqué Pose
Taken on May 23, 1883

by Jane Lang

"She anticipated his coming"
Before the Kiss
by Marcel A. Duclos

Poetry Prompt For December 2023

Downtown ~ Woodstock ~ Vermont

"New England full with autumn's promise"
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John

"Seasons change, and signal change in us"
Taste of Paradise
by Michael Escoubas

"The sidewalk, spattered with colorful fallen leaves"
Festive Fall
by Gay Williford

"Every maple along the curving road"
The Wind Bides Its Time
by Vaughn Neeld

"Deep in the lap of sleep"
String of Jewels
by Preeth Ganapathy

"A row of homes face a small-town street"
After the Peak
by Paulette Demers Turco

"Lone blue spruce softens stern elms"
Quiet Hours
by Marcel Aime Duclos

"Eerie echoes chime"
Remembering All Saints and All Souls
by MFrostDelaney

Ekphrastic Prompt for December 2023

Fire on the Mountain ~ Vermont 


"Cowbells on a scarecrow"
Another Winter Coming On

by Wilda Morris

Sabbaday Falls ~ Compton ~New Hampshire

Rejection to Acceptance: 57 Poems That Finally Made It
by Patricia Williams
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Today and Other Seasons
by Sarah Russell
by Neil Leadbeater

The Red Queen Hypothesis–and Other Poems
by Ann E. Michael
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

At Goat Hollow and Other Poems
by Wilda Morris
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

The Colors of Fall ~ Vermont

Publisher: CYBERWIT
A Whispering

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Publisher: Vagabond
The Storm
by Mark Lipman

Publisher: Praying Mantis Press
All the Poems I Never Wrote
by jacob erin-cilberto

Publisher: Grants Pass, OR: Homestead Lighthouse Press (2022)
A Tale of Two Souls
by Shai Har-El

Kancamagus Highway ~ Northern New Hampshire

An Interview with Sarah Russell
by Neil Leadbeater

Sleepy Hollow Farm ~ Pomfret ~ Vermont

Honor Flight*
A Veteran’s Day Reflection in Prose

by Michael Escoubas

Country Living ~ Brattleboro ~ Vermont

A harmony of delicious autumn vegetables
Pumpkin and Turnip Soup
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John

Slow cooked Thanksgiving entrée for two
Cranberry-Orange Turkey Breast
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Five simple ingredients… incredible taste!
Salted Maple Ice Cream
from the kitchen of Victor Riehl

Windsor Locks Canal State Park ~ Suffield ~ Connecticut 

Chandler Anderson

Jenne Farm ~ Reading ~ Vermont


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