Queen Elizabeth Park ~ Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver, B.C.


"Sleek green Mergansers slice into water for prey"
Fallen Leaf Lake
by Judy Bebelaar

"High above a windy field"
Red-Tailed Hawk
by Judy Bebelaar

"The finches have fledged moved on"
Some Birds
by Judy Bebelaar

Zebra Finch and Friend ~ Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver, B.C.

"Smoldering brush strokes cloak your murky forms"
Three Crows
by Jane Alynn

"Play the darkness into light"
by Ed Bennett

"No birds sang"
Silent Spring
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John

"Swooping and sweeping below gold and white"
Coopers' Hawk Caught in the Library of Congress
by Daniel Williams

"White collar starched like a priest"
Ring-necked Pheasant
by Michael Escoubas

"Nuthatches and chickadees fly in and out of the butterfly bush"
Listening to the Language of Bird Song
by Cynthia Pratt

"Sonneteer perched on a crabapple branch"
Not Running Ahead of the Heartbeat
by Duane Niatum

"Be my dark garnet eye"
by Cindy Williams Gutiérrez

"Wings outspread half the street wide"
Eagle, Fly
by Cindy M. Hutchings

"Young mallard and mate"
Chambers Creek
by Carl Palmer

"Straight and statuesque"
Identity of the Egret
by David Atkinson

"Sky goes apricot, tangerine, rose"
Heron on Ice
by Lyn Lifshin

"Involved in the zen of espresso"
by Cheryl Latif

"Their mother the water"
Eggshell Children
by Michael Magee

Sea Gull ~ Big Sur, California

Winner of the Green River Writers Poetry Contest. First Place in the San Mateo County Fair Competition.
An American Haibun
by Ellaraine Lockie

Catherine's Hummers ~ Lake Hollywood, California

Blood Moon Weather
by Margaret Gish Miller
Reviewed by: Ed Bennett

A Trio of Finches ~ Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver, B.C.

Forthcoming from Finishing Line Press
Red Voice
by Nancy Takacs

Zebra Finch ~ Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver, B.C..

The ultimate chilled summer soup
Peach Gazpacho
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

A tasty Peruvian appetiser to serve when dining al fresco this summer
Choritos with Salsa Criola
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland St. John

King Parrot ~ Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver, B.C.

Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Dove ~ San Juan Capistrano, California

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