Featured Works: Week of Feb. 25 (February)

By on Feb 25, 2018 in Issue Archives

February snow in branches by Alyce Wilson

As this month draws to a close, we present three poems, all set in February.

Lavender” by Michael H. Brownstein views Valentine’s Day from the perspective of Cupid.

February Day, Boston” by Anthony Botti provides a snapshot of a container garden in winter.

Feburary Day, Boston (II)” by Anthony Botti springboards from a winter garden to fond memories of a friend.


Alyce Wilson is the editor of Wild Violet and in her copious spare time writes humor, non-fiction, fiction and poetry, keeps an online journal, and is working on a book, Belated Mommy: How to Cope With Being an Older Mom. Her first chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs; her e-book/pamphlet, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags ; her book of essays and columns, The Art of Life; and her humorous nonfiction ebook, Dedicated Idiocy: How Monty Python Fandom Changed My Life, can all be ordered from her Web site, AlyceWilson.com. In late 2019, she published a volume of poetry by her third great-grandfather, Reading's Physician Poet: Poems by Dr. James Meredith Mathews, which also contains genealogical information about the Mathews family. She lives with her husband and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative son, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.