Autumn Morning

"For each year that passes it slips further into the void"
Turpentine Tree
by Lynne Hjelmgaard

 "I don't recall what it looked like or how it came upon us"
by Lynne Hjelmgaard

"Should we stay inside, stay away"
by Lynne Hjelmgaard

The Marsh

"Never wash colors and whites together unless you want pink underwear"
A Message for My Husband
by Claire Scott

"As snow fell and apples baked, a delicious smell radiated"
Baked Apples
by Vaughn Neeld

"Age does well by old barns"
Enjoying This Season
by Gail Denham

"Framed by silhouetted branches of a cottonwood"
Moon Shot
by Mark Fleisher

"Geese in half light"
Temperatures Falling
by Lyn Lifshin

"He’d take long walks out on the marsh"
A Young Person’s Guide to Benjamin’s Britain
by Neil Leadbeater

"Aromas of cauldron brew"
by Charlotte Digregorio

"We loved playing in dappled sunshine"
"Where Are You From?"
by Michelle Young

River Song

Our October poetry prompt was to
write a poem using all of these words:



"His words a balm in this violent political climate"
The Small Things
by Mary Jo Balistreri

"The Savanna hymns of crickets"
Columbine’s Song to Harlequin
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John

"A hummingbird at every blossom"
That Kiss
by Gloria Viglione

"Sleeping crickets make not a sound"
My Sanctuary
by Vickie McEntire

"Luna gives us Monday in her honor"
by Gloria Viglione

"A symphony of crickets lament the coming night"
by Gay Williford

"Our moonlight kiss, amidst the cricket’s song"
Triolet Lament
by Gloria Viglione

"Crickets singing their mating call"
by Jane Lang

"Mingle with the sounds of night"
You Left Too Soon
by Marcel Aime Duclos

"Raindrops beat a symphony"
Autumn's First Snow
by Vaughn Neeld

"Hummingbird hovering"
Garden Show
by Melanie Claire Blinn Eulberg

"The sun kisses the horizon a little sooner"
Turning the Key
by Maralee Gerke

"The symphony of crickets chirping"
Interrupted by the Rain
by Mark Fleisher

"Crickets' symphonies invite a tango"
A night of raindrops
by Denise La Neve

Autumn Sunset

"I would like to paint the way a bird sings"
Impressions on ‘The Sheltered Path’
by John C. Mannone

"How sweet this morning air fragranced by the lilac bush"
The Sheltered Path
by Michael Escoubas

"Cold wet winds will shiver leaves to the ground"
Monet’s Sheltered Path
by Marcel Aime Duclos

"Women lay-up food for winter"
Autumn’s Kiss
by Lenora Rain-Lee Good

"Purple flowers shimmer and vibrate"
Impressionist Paintings
by Ray Zimmerman

"He dabs kisses of color on the cheek of canvas"
The Artist
by Ann Thornfield-Long

The Silver Singing River

"Willow leaves"
by Gail Denham

Autumnal Equinox

Late Night Talk Show Fantasy & Other Poems
by Jennifer Dotson
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Watch the Birdie
by Rebecca Bilkau (editor)
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater


From Cyberwit
A Raga for George Harrison  
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Publisher: Red Dragonfly Press
Beyond the Moon’s White Claw
by Patty Dickson Pieczka

Bon Appétit

"A hearty taste of autumn from Sicily"
Sweet and Sour Pumpkin
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"The combination of spice and herb creates a tasty dish"
Savoury Chunked Pumpkin
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John

"Here is a “live” food, no cooking pudding"
Pumpkin-Yam Pudding
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"Crispy yet chewy at the same time"
Chewy Pumpkin Cookies
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Plein Air

Javier Zorrilla Salcedo


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