Saturday, November 26, 2022

Fugue

  Fugue Sunrise    Tea    Kitchen Table What call’st thou solitude, is not the Earth With various living creatures, and the Aire Replenisht, and all those at thy...

I fall in love like

I Fall   I fall in love like Leaves fall from trees like Phones fall from fingers like Fresh snow in a breeze It's not intentional Not rational or Fashionable I'm passionate About people.  I'm...

Indigenous Communities Find Connection

Growing up on the Yavapai-Apache Nation's Reservation, I remember playing in the backyard of my cousin's house. We used to climb all over the...

You Gave Me a Good Life

Now or Then   Grandma, just shy of ninety-one, thinks she is twelve again, or maybe twenty, asks for the hundredth time, Have you seen my folks? I’m worried sick—I...

Two Poems by Shaun Griffin

Shaun Griffin - So we just returned from Egypt a couple of months ago, and it was just as Putin was going into Ukraine....

Gailmarie Pahmeier – Nevada’s Poet Laureate – Nationally Recognized

A day or so ago Alyson Sinclair, founder of Nectar Literary, sent the Sierra Nevada Ally some wonderful news: Gailmarie Pahmeier, Nevada's Poet Laureate, has...

Three poems by Krista Lukas

Letter From My Ancestors   We wouldn’t write this, wouldn’t even think of it. We are working people without time on our hands. In the Old Country, we milk...

Gailmarie Pahmeier – two poems

Road Runner Cafe, Dayton, Nevada  Day after Thanksgiving, your friends gone home, the leftovers left behind, pecan and sweet potato pies given to the ranger. He's grateful for...

Eulogy for America

  May 25, 2022 I awake in tangled sheets and look for it on the news, behind sorrowful faces, in bursts of crossfire rage on Facebook, infantile Twitter...

Two Poems by Krista Lukas

Forever Stamp   -Is that a guarantee?           Grandpa Ben’s response at age 87           when the DMV clerk handed...