Featured Works: Week of May 27 (Contemplating Nature)

By on May 26, 2019 in Featured

Williamsport Overlook by Alyce Wilson

As the earth warms in the Northern Hemisphere and more greenery comes into view, we become more aware of the natural world that surrounds us. This week’s contributors share where nature takes them.

Isolation in a Passenger Car” by Keith Moul shares the view, descending from the Rockies on a train.

Emily as the Lavender Irises Burst” by Darren C. Demaree paints an artist’s view of twilight.

Mushroom” by David Sapp takes a close-up look at an unexpected natural discovery.

The Romantic” by David Sapp shares a personal reaction to nature and its intersection with humans.

Rain” by Peter Bloch-Hansen evokes the meditative qualities of nighttime rain.

 

About

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 (which she plans to update this year); 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. She lives with her husband and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative third grader, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.