"To ease the tempest of my mind"
I Am Restless As the Ocean
by Aurora Antonovic


"Burst crimson into cactus bloom"
You Can't Even Build Here
by Taylor Graham



"The Mediterranean sun rises"
Sun Drenched Eyes
by Deborah Russell



"Lost in his Own Music"
About This House

"We are forever dancing"
Women on the Lawn
by Sondra Ball



"Look outside a summer window"
I Might Come Home Someday
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John



September is recognised as National Native American month.  Our September challenge is to write a poem, short story or article celebrating the indigenous peoples of this continent.  We will also welcome Native recipes. 

September will be a free issue.  Please invite all your email contacts to visit Quill and Parchment as Guest Readers!.  We have a surprise Guest Poet and Guest Writer!

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A colourful starter for an outdoor luncheon or pleine aire picnic
Nasturtium Caprese
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John


 This was a basic onion and prosciutto recipe I learned from my husband, Richard Sylbert.  Over the years, I added or deleted ingredients until this tasty pasta dish evolved.
Tri-Coloré Pasta with Shallot and Proscuitto  Sauce
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Graphics by Sara Wadington


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