This week’s featured works harness the spirit of Halloween. “Halloween Hell” by Marguerite Elisofon depicts the challenges of trick-or-treating with special-needs children. “Rootwork” by Katherine L.P. King brews a story of love, desperation and...Read More
When my twins are almost six, they appear delightfully normal in our Halloween photos. Samantha, an impish Raggedy Ann, wears a red yarn wig; her lips are cherry red, and there are matching red spots on each of her round cheeks. She smiles exuberantly, showing off her missing...Read More
In the Northern Hemisphere, as the first days of fall seamlessly blend warm summery sun with bright leaves, we present two poems using nature to talk about transitions. Joanna M. Weston’s poem, “These Sons,” gives a wistful farewell to summer. Lyn...Read More
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