poetry

The Catskill Fly Speaks of the Hiker – November 2019

A poem by Donald Knies

MARCH: A SPRING TEASE — March 2019

24 hours of snowfall, 2 days of sun, Sweater wearing, sap-rising, spirit-raising days! Sorbet snow shrinks from green islands, uncovers snowdrops. Faith is the flower blooming beneath the snow. A rinsing rain sluices snow from lawn, leaves suds. In the woodland pool, frog eggs: a gelatinous mass of promise. Sparrow pairs vie for space in…

SPRING BREAK: A POEM — March 2019

SPRING BREAK: A POEM — March 2019

Beguile me not oh mother of nature, as I know ye well. Spare me your wrath, and let March be March, with tidings of spring. Not, I beseech ye in layers of snow.~ By Jack McShane  

CELEBRATE THE SNOW! – February 2019

By Buffy Calvert Snow, far from masking the world, defines it. Each sweep and curve of earth is outlined against the sky. The pitch of the hillside gleams through the bare woods, Unseen hollows catch shadows, low knolls shine in the sun. Snow-rimed twigs and garlanded firs, silhouetted against the white slab, Reveal the very…

Slide Photos of the Queen – June 2018

The recent wedding of Harry and Meghan reminded Judy of a ghuzal she had written about the English royals, featuring the Queen

POEM BY JACK MC SHANE – June 2018

“Time like a river flows one way
And with it we ride…”