The Covid-19 pandemic feels like an entire era with distinct periods to me now. Remember when we were preoccupied with hand sanitizer and Clorox Wipes? I’m happy to have my poem “Eighty Percent,” about hand sanitizer and addiction, included in Global Poemic. It’s accompanied by amazing art by Arabella Luna Friedland. Many thanks to the editors and to Arabella.
I’m delighted to have a poem about plumbing, procrastinating, and home repair during the pandemic, “How to Fix a Faucet That Drips,” included in Silver Birch Press.
I’m happy to have my poem about owls and loss, “Dust to Dust,” included in Amethyst Review.
I’m honored to have my poem “Marathon Man” included in Psaltery & Lyre. Many thanks to editor Dayna Kidd Patterson and all the folks at Psaltery & Lyre. I was touched that Dayna asked if I’d like to use a photo of the real marathon man, my first dog Guthrie, with this poem.
I’m honored to have my poem “Good Day,” about the bittersweet end of a beloved animal’s life, included in Muddy River Poetry Review. Many thanks to editor Zvi Sesling. https://muddyriverpoetryreview.webs.com/Sheila%20Wellehan-1.pdf
I’m happy to have my poem “Saint Alban’s,” which explores faith, doubt, the yearning for community, and isolation, included in Tipton Poetry Journal. “Saint Alban’s” is on page 26 – 27. Many thanks to editor Barry Harris.
I’m honored to have my poem “About My Life…” included in Thimble Literary Magazine. Many thanks to editor Nadia Arioli and the whole Thimble crew!
I’m honored to have my poem “My Mother’s Lungs” included in MockingHeart Review. Many thanks to editor Tyler Robert Sheldon.
I’m honored to have two poems in the new Frost Meadow Review. “Torquemada,” which received the Editor’s Choice Award, is on p. 9. “A Bloodless Thing” is on p. 49. Many thanks to editor Emily JT Matthews, who created this free online edition of her wonderful print journal to keep it going during the pandemic. It’s filled with beautiful and vital poetry and art.
I’m honored to have a poem about my mother’s cremation, “Ashes to Ashes,” included in Rust + Moth. Many thanks to everyone at Rust + Moth for creating this beautiful issue!