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Spring 2015

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Contributing to the Issue: The Linnet's Wings Spring Poetry 2015 Contents Prologue, Hush a By Baby, Your Cradle is Green, Marie Lynam Fitzpatrick x Epilogue The Opechee, Douglas Thornton 82 EDITORIAL Thoughts on Spring by Gerard Manly Hopkins, Oonah V Joslin 1 SPANISH Spanish New World Poetry, Stephen Zelnick 23 El Operador Del Tractor, Juar & Luisa , Bill Frank Robinson 52, 56 CLASSIC The Blind Men and the Elephant, John Godfrey Saxe 61 All That is Gold Does not Glitter, J.R.R. Tolkin 63 CONTRIBUTORS Haviland China, Kathleen Cassen Mickelson 6 January, Sarah Marchant 8 Vipers Bugloss, Joan Colby 9 Lost in Nebraska, richard Luftig 10 Mediation at the Window, Ann Cuthbert 11 Robin Redux, James Graham 13 The Room, Barry Charman 18 Ursa Major, Stan Long 19 Shipping, Des Dillon 20 The Bully, RK Biswas 64 Her Journey: i. m. Kathleen Raine, Martin Burke 67 Last Thoughts Before Drinking From The River Lethe, Constance Brewer 69 Lunch in the Park, Laurie Kolp 70 Candling the Eggs, Wally Swist 71 I Have This Theory That, Jane Burn 74 A Longer Journey, Dah Helmer, "Dah" 75 Der Tisch , Máire Morrissey- Cummins 77 Before the Cemetry Needed Cleaning, Akeith Walters 79 Deep Roots, Ronald E. Shields 80


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"May peace dwell within your heart and understanding in your mind. May courage steel your will and the love of truth forever guide you."

Taken from a book of "Thanksgiving Prayers"

Autumn 2015

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Appearing in this issue:
Prologue, The Sleep-Song of Grainne Over Dermuid—When fleeing from Fionn Mac Cumhaill By Eleanor Hull (Translated) x
Epigraph, Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore
POEMS Of Creation by Oonah V Joslin 2
Vernon Watkins 1906-1967: A Bard of Bards, editorial, Oonah V Joslin 2015, 3
Pillows of Sounds, Mozart Appeared On The Stage, Betlehem, alisa velaj 14,15,
Thanksgiving, Auld Lang Syne (a fairytale), Carla Martin-Wood 16, 24
The Album, Nick Bowman 18
The Nine-Yard Sari, Amma's Rotis, Anna G. Raman 20, 21
Pipes, Barry Charman 23
Autobiography, Listening To Maria Callas, James Graham 26, 33
Dull Day at the Beach, Julie Hogg 27
False Detective, Patricia Walsh 28
Hand Travel, Dave Morehouse 32
The Owatonna Library, Breaking Branches , Ronald E. Shields 30, 35
People in Rooms, Gemma Meek 33
Surface Tension, Colin Will 37
Moving On, Eira Needham 38
The Silver Birch At The Botanics (for Tommy and Nessie Mackay) Maggie Mackay 39
How Facebook Helped a Girl to Get What She Wished For, Miki Byrne 40
Thunderstorm, Nora Brennan 42
Before the Queen´s Croquet Party by Marie Lynam Fitzpatrick 43
CLASSIC My Fancy by Lewis Carroll 86
NEW WORLD SPANISH César Vallejo: Poetry in Peru by Stephen Zelnick 45
Translations Alla Lejo, Far Away 48
Los Heraldos Negros, Black Heralds 51
Las personas mayores, The grown-ups 55
El traje que vestí mañana, The suit I wore tomorrow 57
Vusco Volvvver, I want to return 60
Oh las cuatro paredes, The four walls of the cell 63
Nóminadehuesos, Payroll of bones 67
Y no me digan nada, Don’t Say Anything to Me 69 Señores, Good sirs 71
Alturay pelos, Height and Hair 74
Esperanza plañe entre algodones, Hope cries amid cottons 77
¿Quémeda? What Gives? 80
Translations by Steve Zelnick
Bibliography 74

ILLUSTRATIONS Cathy Giles Autumn Berries,
1 Where you lead, 28
Girl Reading, 38

Just Like Peer Gynt

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Contributing to this Issue:

Table of Contents

Prologue, For Maggie if ever I may find Her by Carla Martin-Wood xii

Epigraph, Bushes by Marie Lightman xv

Epilogue, Arthur Rackham 124


Anent the Scots Leid an its Makars On the Scots Language and its Poets byJames Graham 3
Previously published in "Bewildering Stories"

A Recall for Seamus Heaney by Tom Sheehan19

A Father by Pippa Little (from The National Trust Housekeeping Manual) 23

The Slow Walk At The End Of The Day by Akeith Walters 75

December Dusk by Anne Britting Oleson 76

How Winter Reduces Me by Kathleen Cassen Mickelson 78

Trout Fishing with Rommel's Last-known Foe by Tom Sheehan 80

Lock of Hair by Barry Charman 83

To An Old Lover Or Two, Maybe Three, I Forget How Many by Akeith Walters 84

THE GUN by Emily Bilman 25

Armoury by Pippa Little 27

Another Country by Tina Cole 29

The Last Chime by Mr. Harry Lane 70

Rough Surfing by Jim Hatfield 72

Galileo by Beate Sigridaughter 73

Do Not Sing Of Soldiers by Des Dillon 87

Rivers and Roads by David R . Cravens 88

All That ’s Left is the Night -After Mark Strand- by Ronald E. Shields 92

Sanctuary Wood Jim Hatfield 95

IMMORTALIT Y by RK Biswas 96

The Ghosts of Devon by Matt Duggan 98

Tears in Spring by Matt Duggan 100

Missing Child by Rp Verlaine 102


Rubén Darío by Stephen Zelnick 30

ART: Sergio Michilini, "RETRATO DE RUBEN DARIO," 2013, 30

There's Magic in the Pictures

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A Poetry Chapbook



Langston Hughes

Thomas Hardy


Oonah V Joslin

Tom Sheehan

Jenni Bravo

Kate Garrett

Jane Burn

A.J. Huffman

Gregor Steele

Jenni Bravo

Dolores Duggan

R K Biswass

Jane Milburn

Gregor Steele

Irena Pasvinter

Jeff Jeppesen

Bill West

Pippa Little

Jim Hatfield

Margot Brown

Kathleen Cassen Mickelson

Catherine Power Evans

Jo-Ann Newton


Stephen Zelnick

Catherine Zickgraf

Randy Z. Chavarria


Antonello da Messina


Ivan Aivazovsky

Gustav Klimp

Camille Corot

Thomas Cole

Edouard Manet

Wassily Kandinsky

Gustav Dore


Edna Santiago


Marie Lynam Fitzpatrick

Summer 2015

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