Summer Bonus

 

"White my breasts beneath your tanned hands"
Jesemy-By-The-Sea 
by Judith Valente


"To love you I must love a world of venial sins"
After "Dabney's Barbershop" 
by Judith Valente


"Daylight drips  through white linen curtains"
Discovering Moons 
by Judith Valente




First Flight

"She'll be Juliet to his Romeo"
Caroline loves Norman 
by Ann Howells


"She knew how to turn her pretty head"
The Kiss
by M.J.Iuppa


"Only their landlady came"
Memorial Day Wedding 
by Doris Lynch



"I am a girl again"
Lizard Brain
by Donna Hilbert 



“Blackbirds flash in and out of the oaks”
Reading the Leaves
by Barbara Crooker


"Winter's always coming in Wisconsin"
Love Song 
by Karen Loeb



"Waiting for the Brooklyn express"
Love at First Sight 
by Elayne Clift


"Backlit blossoms shift in a light breeze"
Spring Day in February 
by Charles Entrekin


 "That rushed hour of headlight to bumper"
Happy Valentine's Day 
by Sheryl L. Nelms


"The satin slip drops like snowfall"
Erika 
by Rick Smith  


“You and I have become one flesh.”
Sentenced to Love
by Joyce Kiefer



"Out of the silence of night"
And Then
Gerald A. McBreen


"Too smart for her own good"
Then 
by Joan McNerney




Alone

"He pauses to take in the view and to shoot a selfie"
Horoscope 
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John


"A gold spoon resting on a sun-yellow saucer"
alone 
by Michael Escoubas


"Coffee puddled in saucer"
Everything Just As You Left It 
by Candace Turner


Reflections 
by Jane Lang 




Healing Garden

The Wingspan of Things
by Jeannie E. Roberts
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas




Poppy Path

 New from FutureCycle Press
Still
by Mary Jo Balistreri




Just Visiting

Treat yourselves to a Happy Valentine's Day  Cocktail
Bosom Caresser 
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John


A favourite in expensive restaurants, now you can make it at home
Branzino 
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John


Serve your sweetheart a  little bit of heaven on Valentines Day!
Cherry Berries on a Cloud 
from the kitchen of Trudy Escoubas


You'll be the King or Queen of Hearts when you bake this beautiful cake for your honey!
Red Velvet Cake 
from the kitchen of Trudy Escoubas




Perfect Ball

Mary Ritchie





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