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Elaine Reardon is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, an herbalist, and poet. Her new chapbook, The Heart is a Nursery For Hope, published September 2016, won first honors from Flutter press as top seller of the year. Elaine was a featured poet in the January 2017 issue of stanzaicstylings ezine, and has won several poetry competitions, including Writer’s Digest, and Poet Seat. Elaine also published global curriculum through University of Massachusetts Press. Currently Elaine lives tucked into the forest in Warwick MA. Visit her on the web here.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by LB Sedlacek and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I had need of the old jars this morning
Twenty-two years ago you sat with me
It was difficult to loosen faded labels
Like what changes the heart
Ryan Quinn Flanagan
Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his other half and mounds of snow. His work can be found both in print and online in such places as: Evergreen Review, The New York Quarterly, Poetry Super Highway, In Between Hangovers, Horror Sleaze Trash, and Red Fez. Visit Ryan on the web here.
The following work is Copyright © 2016, and owned by Ryan Quinn Flanagan and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
door left ajar
A Little Love for the Common Rectangle, Please!
locked in this room
Group of Seven
A strike was out of the question.
Trying to avoid the gutters
In smelly shoes