|December||Christmas Eve In Norway by Ivar Kalleberg|
There is a wonderful rhythm to this poem . . . And while it might be sad, it is also bright. The emotions expressed in this poem gives the reader a warm feeling and brings a big smile to the face.
|November||A Father's Calling by James H. Lee Jr.|
A thoughtful father who carefully ponders where his footsteps may go and who will follow is conveyed both with rhyme and reason in this apt poem for any season.
|October||Open Mind by Andrea L. Rust-Wolford|
All of us have probably thought that by spending so much time on a computer at work and home, that the computer may become an extension of ourselves. Think no more and enjoy a poem which is well written but must be read with an "open mind" not control, alt and delete.
|September||The Same Box by Don Lewis|
The true meaning of the words expressed by the author should touch many readers' hearts . . . bringing a tear or more.
|August||Don't Cry For Me by Jamie Scott|
Although July the fourth has past, the words in the poem have a meaning which resonates for a life time.
|July||The First Christmas Tree by Dot McGinnis|
All of us attempt to imagine the very first Christmas tree and with Dot's poem our imaginations come alive with a very touching, yet simple message of the faith of the child in each of us.
|June||The Withering by Vaishali Shelatkar|
With outstretched words, the author in a narrative form tells us of our ultimate death's and as onlookers, how and why human dignity can be restored through compassion and understanding.
|May||The Journey by David Bradley|
The author gives us a glimpse of a journey through the eyes of those who have traveled a familiar road before. Yet in the voice which is heard, knows that there is no mystery beyond the door.
|April||Bewilderment by Nicola Ashcroft|
Some where between dusk and dawn, life's changing emotions are left. Not knowing whether they are lingering or transparent.
|March||The Lost Lagoon by James Deyotte|
A joyous poem of a life lived and then lifted from a place of solitude and remembrance.
|February||Autumn by Gilbert Saenz|
The author presents a clear memory of an encounter in an autumn punctuated with falling leaves and a bouquet of flowers which is sure to also kindle memories of our own.
What Will You Find? by K. Cathleen Lengyel
Walking to a sea shore and thinking of sharks is trying to most of us, but Kat quells our fears with a compelling poem of conservation, and the stark reality of what may be without understanding and a desire to be one with nature.