North Lighthouse

"I remember my small hand in his"
Putin’s Daughter
by Candace Armstrong



Block Island Coastline ~ Rhode Island

"It felt like a long-lost hug"
Early This Morning
by Mary Audrey Kneipp


"Listening to the call of loons"
Dawn
by Michael Escoubas


"Red like the pith of each rose in Queen Mary's garden"
Revelation in Retail
by Andrea Potos


"Cheeks cherry red with exertion and sheer joy"
Springing Back
by Melanie Claire Blinn Eulberg


"He rocked the babies on the front porch and sang them a lullaby"
Grandfather’s Hands
by Mary Bone


"White edges darkened by hands that often held them"
Solitaire
by Carolyn Chilton Casas


"A tradition born of love"
Rite of Passage
by Lenora Rain-Lee Good


"While you ran the bow across your viola strings"
After Mother Remarried
by Wilda Morris


"The sun pinks the horizon"
At the Edge
by Helga Kidder


"Voices echo through the warm darkness"
Summer Sounds
by Maralee Gerke


“Flying free like a seagull”
Flying Free
by Jane Lang


“He sang beyond the genius of his life on earth”
The Song of His Memories
by Joan Luther





Narragansett Inn

"Dream of mayflies as they wait"
The Green Boat
by Sharmagne Leland-St.John


"Grasses caressed by the wind"
The Green Boat

by Michael Escoubas


"The surface shone like glass"
Missing
by Paulette Demers Turco


“The oars no longer speak the language of the push and pull”
Abandoned
by MFrostDelaney


"The green canoe rests along the shore"
At Rest
by Vaughn Neeld


"Evening light quilts the moment"
Halfway
by Marcel A. Duclos


“Sunrise and sunset, merging on the horizon”
The Journey of Time
by Joan Luther


“So full of promise”
Still Your Heart 
by Annie Jenkin



Block Island Coast Guard

"On Yorkshire's beachy shores"
'Midst Green Grass and Dew-steeped Flowers
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John


"These gifts of Nature's bounty"
Vernal
by Vaughn Neeld


"Brown trout return"
In the End
by Marcel A. Duclos


"Where the oaks and maples grew tall"
Green Grass and Dew-Steeped Flowers
by Michael Escoubas


“Lofty peaks and floral meadows”
Re-Collection
by Melanie Claire Blinn Eulberg


"It is as if the yard has special rooms"
Springtime Waltz 
by MFrostDelaney




Piermont Landing

Ekphrastic & Poetry Prompt For July 2022



The Cushman House ~ Block Island

In January, the Geese
by B.J. Buckley
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas


ten mile creek almanac
by Grace Hughes Chappell
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater


The Bride’s Gate and Other Assorted Writings
A Modern Eclectic Reader for Modern Eclectic Readers

by Lenora Rain-Lee Good
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas


Dearest Water
Poems by Nancy Takacs
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas




Payne's Pier New Harbor ~ Block Island

Publisher: Resource Publications, imprint of Wipf and Stock
Ode to El Camino de Santiago and Other Poems of Journey
by James Green


Publisher: Kelsay Books
A Matter of Dark Matter
by Kate Hutchinson


Publisher: New Perennials Publishing
Perennial Earth: Poetry by Wallace Stevens and Paintings by Alexis Serio
Authors: Wallace Stevens and Alexis Serio, ed. John N. Serio


Publisher: Black Forest Publishing
Unavoidable … evade dying at your own peril
by Marcel Aimé Duclos



Bread and Butter

What’s a picnic without potato salad?
Potato Salad 
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland- St.John


How about a hearty chili for Dad on Father's Day?
Easy-Peasy Chili
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John


Sweet and creamy, with a pleasant floral taste
Honey Lavender Ice Cream
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John




Coast Guard View ~ Block Island


 Joel Mitnick

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McGregor House with Small Boat

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