“Persimmons and Tea”
Sent by Alice Simpson

Winter 2019


Barbara McGillicuddy Bolton, “Happiness Is …”

Diana L. Walters, “The Way of the Sparrow”


Sally Hess, “Descartes Appears, We Talk”


Mary Zelinka, “Boundaries”

Barbara Rady Kazdan, “Don’t Tell Hubby”

Susanne Dutton, “Medium Well”

A Sketch

Bell Gale Chevigny, “Sometimes Glad, Sometimes Sorry: Eighty-two-year Inventory”


Elise F. Stanley, “Wildlife Glimpses”


Central States Poets
Selected by Alice Friman.
Wendy Taylor Carlisle, Judith Waller Carroll, Wendy Cleveland, Jane Desmond, Gail Goepfert, Amy Haddad, Pam Kreis-Dunn, Sigi Leonhard, Dawn McDuffie, Donna Pucciani, Catherine Senne Wallace.

Short Takes

“So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu”
Introduction by Jean Zorn.
Pamela Ahlen, Maria Espinosa, Kate Flaherty, Mary Susan Gast, Robin Gross, Mimi Jennings, Connie Kallback, Adrienne Keller, Carrie Kinsey, Carol Nadell, Alice Simpson, Monique Stampleman, Judy Swann.