Tag Archives: Holidays

Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Red Bud in December  Overnight  snow tumbled  down and down  in big flakes  like my Grandma’s  intricate doilies  decorating her sofa—  in silence  they cling like sugar  to naked branch-fingers  showcasing  their own strength  their own peace  their own determination  … Continue reading

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Christmas Poem by Alan Harris

Santa’s Interior Monologue Boy, it’s dark. Sure is cold. Housetop–whoa, boys! Got the bag. Suck it in. Down the chimney. There’s the tree. Gifts out of bag. Stockings are here. Stuff ’em. Eat the cookies. Drink the milk. Wink. Suck … Continue reading

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Special Christmas Poem by Mary Jo Balistreri

Christmas Morning by Mary Jo Balistreri In the pale glint of dawn, a hawk darts across the marsh. I wash dishes from last night’s supper. Coffee gurgles, filling the glass carafe. Alone at this hour, husband and children still asleep, … Continue reading

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Memories Linger of the Holidays

  The Dowager by Rita Yager   With insistence on formality at family gatherings let us remain civil even if it’s a lie smiling through gritted teeth until our faces hurt laugh while holding down the sour in our throats … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Christmas Day, 2017

winter wind the steadiness of electric candles     by Ben Moeller-Gaa  (USA) Shamrock Haiku Journal, #36, 2017    

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 24, 2017

senryu   an old argument untangling the christmas lights     by Ben Moeller-Gaa (USA) Notes from the Gean, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2012  

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Holiday Season Is a Good Time to Write

Many people tell me they don’t have time to write during the holiday season, and that they postpone many of their literary efforts until the new year. However, I think it is a particularly good and healing time to write. … Continue reading

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