When I picked up my ringing phone I heard a male voice. Congratulations, Marsha, it said, you’ve been awarded… and, disgusted with yet another robocall, I immediately started to hang up. Was this for a cruise to the Bahamas? Or a free hotel stay in Florida? Maybe a discount on a walk-in tub… I’m probably […]
It’s spring *technically* here in South Dakota, though the west got buried in snow just a few days ago, and the sun hasn’t been too shiny in the east lately. Good thing we are sturdy, tough folk. Still, though, we know it’s Spring. She does not make her entrance quietly. When spring arrives, boy does […]
by Holly Moseley, Camp Crook Often we think of sharing poetry as trying to get our own poems published. It is great to open a new issue of South Dakota Magazine or Pasque Petals or a local anthology and read a poem by someone we might meet or already know. Reading words that describe a […]
We lost a great poet this year. The quill of Mary Oliver will ink no more, but the memory of her wonderful nature poems will resonate eternally. And when the natural heritage she captured so beautifully in her poetry has been annihilated by the wanton lust of man, we will remember, what once was, through […]
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 annual poetry contest: Donna Kelly, Katy Beem, and S.D. Bassett. Click below to read their poems! Image by Zan C under the creative commons license on Flickr.