Christmas Eve: In Defense of the Overly Exuberant Lawn Decorations around Washington, New Jersey [poem] by BJ Ward

Along the cold streets, my townsfolk ignite their faith. Each states that heaven’s gate’s a star brighter than its neighbors. I’m in a car with a coughing carburetor. Big night for our Lord, and I’ve been anointed too: my sisters, Read More …

I’d Like to Have an Elephant’s Giant Heart” [poem] by Barbara Daniels

I praise the telephone, its squawky messages, its interruptions. I praise air, water, earth, blood. And women, their oversize glasses and off-the-shoulder summer blouses. Have you been to Nina’s? Last night I ate so much of her wonderful thin-crust pizza Read More …