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Tiffany Shaw-Diaz is a Pushcart Prize and Dwarf Stars Award nominee who also works as a professional visual artist. Her poetry has been featured in Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, Bones, NHK World Haiku Masters, The Mainichi, and dozens of other publications. In addition, her poetry has been translated into German, Italian, and Chinese. Her first chapbook, says the rose, was published by Yavanika Press in 2019.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Tiffany Shaw-Diaz and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
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B. J. Buckley
B.J. Buckley is a Montana poet and writer who has worked in Arts-in-Schools and Communities programs throughout the West and Midwest for over 45 years, including nearly a decade as Writer-in-Residence at Sanford Cancer Center in SD. Her poems and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in About Place Journal, december, Sequestrum, Green Mountains Review, Sugar House Review, Coal Hill, and Sky Island Journal, among many others. She has received a number of national prizes and awards for her work. Her latest book of poems is Corvidae: Poems of Ravens, Crows, and Magpies, Lummox Press 2014. She lives in rural central Montana with her sweetheart, dogs, and cats.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by B. J. Buckley and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
September, Fairfield Bench
Early morning fog –
Coyote, his wet
Green tractor silent –
Why scarecrow, I too
Young men hefting bales
Autumn. Three ravens –
Wild geese, eat all my
Who can say I have