Joan McNerney

Joan McNerney’s poetry is found in many literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Poet Warriors, Blueline, and Halcyon Days.  Four Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Review Journals, and numerous Spectrum Publications have accepted her work.  She has four Best of the Net nominations.  Her latest title is The Muse in Miniature available on Amazon.com and Cyberwit.net tumbling through time as I lay thinking always remembering   how this crapshoot of life crushed my dreams spinning me into an unlikely comedy   listening to a busy world trains, ships, planes, never ending hiss of … Continue reading Joan McNerney

Robin McNamara

Robin McNamara is an Irish poet with over 50 poems published worldwide, including having poems published in America and in the UK with Saccharine Poetry, Pink Plastic House, Full House Literary Magazine, Dream Journal, Spillwords & Ephemeral Elegies. A regular contributor to Poetry Ireland and Black Bough Poetry poetry prompts. UCD Library have a selection of his pandemic poems in their archives as a record of poems written during this period.  Happily Ever After  In this house of us, We (you) picked out    The new wallpaper in this Sitting room of silence.   The pictures on the wall In the hallway near the … Continue reading Robin McNamara

Chrisitne E. Paige

I believe that poetry is the most fascinating way to express your thoughts that then, can bring meaning and cause others to identify their thoughts about a subject.  Sensitive poetry awakens you. It leads you to agree or disagree, makes you feel happy or sad, arouse your sense of compassion and empathy.  It can also be shocking and enraging.  It’s amazing what word play can do! My main goal in life is to bring about awareness when I write.  I also love sharing words to entertain others in print.  I am an elementary teacher by trade.  I teach fourth grade … Continue reading Chrisitne E. Paige

Patricia M Osborne

Patricia M Osborne is married with grown-up children and grandchildren. She was born in Liverpool but now lives in West Sussex. In 2019 she graduated with an MA in Creative Writing (University of Brighton). Patricia writes novels, poetry and short fiction, and has been published in various literary magazines and anthologies. She has two published novels, House of Grace and The Coal Miner’s Son and her debut poetry pamphlet ‘Taxus Baccata’ was published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press in July 2020. She has a successful blog at Whitewings.com where she features other writers and poets. When Patricia isn’t working on … Continue reading Patricia M Osborne

Kathryn de Leon

Kathryn de Leon is from Los Angeles, California but has been living in England for ten years. She is a teacher and lived in Japan for six years teaching English to Japanese university students. She has been writing poetry for more years than she cares to remember. Her poems have appeared  in several magazines in the US including Calliope, Aaduna, and Black Fox, and in the UK, The Blue Nib, The Cabinet of Heed, morphrog 21,  Hypnopomp, Poetry Wivenhoe Poems, Snakeskin, Visual Verse, and The High Window where she was the Featured American Poet. I FELL IN LOVE WITH CHARLIE … Continue reading Kathryn de Leon

Sandy Rochelle

Sandy Rochelle is a widely published, award winning poet, Actress and filmmaker. Her Documentary film, Silent Journey is streaming on Culture Unplugged. @  http://cultureunplugged.com/storyteller/Sandy_Rochelle Legacy As the pink elephant removes the chains that Shackle him to the unseen world we move forward. The sunset that praises Matisse keeps us grounded in the here and now. What we know- or do not know is of little value. The only relief from grief is the breath. Our only legacy. Born a Saint From the seeds and grains the soul is born. Ready to stand on the earth and pronounce itself. The body slumbers. … Continue reading Sandy Rochelle

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott is a native of Fredericton, NB. During his time as an active poet, Andrew Scott has taken the time to speak in front of classrooms, judge poetry competitions as well as had over 200 hundred writings published worldwide in such publications as The Art of Being Human, Battered Shadows and The Broken Ones. Andrew Scott has published five poetry books, Snake With A Flower, The Phoenix Has Risen, The Path, The Storm Is Coming and Searching andone book of photography, Through My Eyes.  Whispers Of The Calm is his sixth poetry book. To contact Andrew, email …andrewscott.scott@gmail.com Dear … Continue reading Andrew Scott

Charlie Brice

Charlie Brice is the author of Flashcuts Out of Chaos (2016), Mnemosyne’s Hand (2018), and An Accident of Blood (2019), all from WordTech Editions. His poetry has been nominated for the Best of Net anthology and twice for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in The Atlanta Review, The Main Street Rag, Chiron Review, Permafrost, The Paterson Literary Review, and elsewhere.  Garden Scene with a Watering Can After the painting by Paul Klee The garden blooms in peaceful excitement. Watering cans, shy, diffident, reside ready for their quenching duty.   An empty sky-blue work bucket, its handle resting in repose, announces the day’s work complete, waits   to … Continue reading Charlie Brice

Rachel Grosvenor

Rachel Grosvenor is a British writer and tutor, with a PhD, MA and BA Hons in Creative Writing. She writes in various genres and forms, from travel writing to fantasy, and her work has been published in equally diverse places – from Cadaverine Magazine to the wall of the blue bedroom at the National Trust’s Baddesley Clinton. Rachel’s writing news can be followed on Instagram at @teachmecreativewriting, or on her website www.RachelGrosvenorAuthor.com.    The Preservation of Time The red pasta, lentils, sunflower seeds, small hard balls of dried and thick linguine, shedding flecks from their pre-prepared husks. Your hand hovers over … Continue reading Rachel Grosvenor

Philip Shabazz

Phillip Shabazz is the author of Flames in The Fire, XYZoom, Freestyle and Visitation, and a novel in verse, When the Grass Was Blue. His poetry has been included in the anthologies, Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont: A Guidebook, and Home Is Where: African-American Poetry from the Carolinas.  He works as a poet-in the-schools in North Carolina. Previous publication credits include: Across The Margin, American Voice, Fine Lines, Galway Review, Obsidian, and Louisville Review. America Me  Away from home, it’s been years since I’ve seen my father; after all, if I am to map out the road to find him, I’ve … Continue reading Philip Shabazz