Hands & Feet by Leslie Sittner

gnarly digits atarthritic crooked anglesold woman’s fingers some call them frecklesnestled among raised blue veinsthese days they’re age spots brittle nails, dry palmsstill push, pull, pat, carry, holdhands tell our histories faded bunion scarscrusty heels, corns, callusespedicure too late balance an issueis it my feet legs or brain?maybe more yoga high arches, strong bonesstill walk, … Continue reading Hands & Feet by Leslie Sittner

Grape Glow of Glee by Lorraine Caramanna

I stopped at the farmers' marketand meandered through stalls,eyesabove my maskon vegetables,flowers,baked goods,not on the time. I purchased an apple tart,sat on a bench in the sun,set my mouth free tosavor cinnamon spice on my tongue,people watched from a social distance,allowed time to float away. I wandered to the winery display,sipped samples of sensuous wine … Continue reading Grape Glow of Glee by Lorraine Caramanna

Ten Ways to Think of You by Joni Youse

Checked sheets hold the warmthCradling hungry smiles.Moosehead bottle embraces a roseStares as we share words and rhymes.Warm vanilla fills the roomFlickering akin to beating hearts.Gray light reveals the treesLeaves wave in harmony.Red tail lights fade in the distanceThrough a mix of rain and snow.Leather bag sends a messageNot forever, you are home. Notes from an … Continue reading Ten Ways to Think of You by Joni Youse

Mystery at the Desk Top by Edward Pontacoloni

The Laptop, Vovo, blinked and squinted, “It’s a puzzle to me,” he said. “Can you solve it?” asked Leonardo, the Rubber Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, standing at the base of the Desk Lamp. “I’m not too sure,” Vovo answered. Maybe the Desk Lamp can shed some light on it.”  “I uh, I uh, I know … Continue reading Mystery at the Desk Top by Edward Pontacoloni