Beanery Online Literary Magazine

January 1, 2009

SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL

Filed under: WR/BW KATHLEEN — beanerywriters @ 7:14 pm

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

HAPPY NEW YEAR from the BEANERY WRITERS!

 
We thank all our loyal readers for their patronage of our online magazine, and we welcome all new readers to join with us in this the New Year.

SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL

Katheen

As we enter the first of year 2009, let us remember that we should “shake, rattle and roll.” Pledge to make a difference in the coming year!

            On a frigid winter morning
            dad, in plaid flannel bathrobe
            headed to the basement
            where ashes from the coal furnace
            had settled into a gray nest.
            The slender iron poker, precisely (more…)