Winter Snow ~Allgaü ~ Bavaria ~ Germany

"Sunset dissolves into nightfall"
Ghazal for Emilie Parker
by Carolyne Wright


"Behind us, our childhoods wave goodbye in the rear-view mirror"
A Change of Maps
by Carolyne Wright


"Searching again in the back alleys of sleep"
Winter Dream with Garden
by Carolyne Wright




Big Sky Looking Toward Questa  ~ Taos ~ New Mexico

"The bitter winds how cold they blow"
Advent Season
by Wilda Morris


"Outside, the gray breath of a storm"
Letting Go 
by Charles Entrekin


"I'd forgotten how cold Illinois can be in winter"
Home for Christmas, 1968 
by Michael Escoubas


"Where dreams sailed into twilight"
Small Town America
by Gail Denham


"The full moon hangs its silence in my heart"
This Moment of Grace
by Lois Parker Edstrom


"This is a secret I will not tell my children"
Socks 
by Dina Friedman


"My pedals turn in their own rhythm"
Moment of Time
by Annie Jenkin


" A golden eagle shadow-hunting above the marsh"
Refuge
by Maralee Gerke



Congratulations to the finalists for the
Pushcart Prize Nominations for 2019


Taos Mountain ~ Taos ~ New Mexico

"Air soft as silk"
Mondello
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John


"Wild turkey footprints stamped out in snow"
They Asked
by Wanda Schubmehl


"And the earth holds forth her arms like a lover"
Illinois
by Michael Escoubas


"Fingers sifting through silken sand"
Fort Lauderdale
by Karen Schwartz


"The sound I'd left behind"
Pelican Bay
by Mary Jo Balistreri


"Daddy always read the Christmas story" 
Redmond
by Gail Denham


"I miss the children of Chhahari"
Safe Space
by Michael G. Smith


"I was born by a river"
They Asked Me What I Missed About My Hometown
by Karla Linn Merrifield




Thunderstorm ~ Central Oklahoma City ~ Oklahoma
 

Someone You Love Is Still Alive
by Ephraim Scott Sommers
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater


Descent Before the Surprise
by Marcel Aime Duclos
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas



Nuestra Senora De San Juan Chapel ~Talpa ~ New Mexico

Publisher: Presa Press
Sex and Other Slapsticks
by Ellaraine Lockie




Walking Rain ~ Taos ~ New Mexico

Try this novelty martini this holiday season
White Christmas
from the holiday kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John


This sweet and savoury spice is frequently difficult to find outside the U.K.
British Mixed Spice
from the holiday kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John


Moist and airy in between two thin hard crusts
Foccacia
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John


Moist and dense with a subtle almond flavour perfect for breakfast snack or dessert.
Almond Bread
from the kitchen of Trudy Escoubas


Gooey, sticky and scrumptious
Sticky Toffee Pudding
from the holiday kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John





Blueberry Hill ~Taos ~ New Mexico

Steven J. Goetzinger

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Piedras Blancas Light Station ~ Cambria ~ California

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Frühling ~ Baden-Württemberg ~ Germany

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