Beanery Online Literary Magazine

April 30, 2009


Filed under: Visitor Writings — beanerywriters @ 1:35 am
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Erin York


She watches as

Her life parades

In yellow and green,

No (more…)

March 26, 2008


Filed under: WR/BW JOAN-M — beanerywriters @ 12:20 am
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—written by Joan

Was it there as I kissed my husband goodbye this a.m.?
Black and endearing.

Was it there as I sat through morning briefing?
Proud and shouting.

Was it there at luncheon with my boss?
Stiff and preening.

Was it there when I did my presentation?
Aloof and sneering.

Was it there when I met my child’s teacher after school?
Curled and amusing.

Was it there when I had dinner with my in-laws?
Precious and spewing.

It’s there on my chin in the bathroom mirror tonight.
I’m sure no one noticed?

Please, God!

March 7, 2008


This piece was written by visitor Linda, a school teacher and member of the former Foothills Writers Group.

She was old now. Most of her friends had passed away so she had few visitors. Her children or grandchildren would come to visit on most holidays. They came when they needed something—money or information about their genealogy.

So there she sat in her old wooden rocking chair on the big front porch of her mountain home enjoying the first rays of the sun, holding onto the thought that maybe she could stay in her home one more year without needing help. Maybe she could (to continue reading click on SHE WAS OLD NOW )

Click on BORING FOOD Lent Devotion #37 to read a series of devotions for this season of Lent.