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Log Cabin Chronicles | MAY 2017

Poetry

May Song
Posted 05.22.17
NICHAEL CRAMER

May we
hear the
phoebes
out back?
Nichael Cramer writes in Vermont..

The perennial first sign of spring
Posted 05.21.17
NICHAEL CRAMER

My wife grins and...
Nichael Cramer writes in Vermont..

Wounded Junipers
Posted 04.1.17
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

Birdsong in the wide air
and on the fence
a silent robin.
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Black Spruce
Posted 03.26.17
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

Black spruce sway in the wind
I turn to them for solace
because they never complain
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Music is in the air
Posted 2.26.17
ADRIENNE FISHER

Gregorian chants fill the scented blue air
Rolling over me, seeping into me
I breathe, I sigh, I am simplicity with no frills
absorbing their sounds like dye colors silk
Adrienne Fisher makes poetry in Jericho, Vermont

Summer Rain
Berit Lundh makes poetry in Canada.

Lines composed spontaneously on-stage at York University's Samuel Beckett Theatre
Posted 03.06.16
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

This is a theatre
Every move is real
The world is watching
You are naked
The darkness is all around

Haiku-ish string
Posted 02.09.16
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

Trembling aspen hairs
quick tail of squirrel
move in you
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Caroline's laughter
Posted 01.12.16
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

Caroline's laughter
is jackhammer yammer
is mack truck grinding gears...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

No Consolation
Posted 01.05.16
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

There are still wild horses in Colorado...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Envoi
Posted 12.18.15
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

Taos Mountainm black-crowned peak...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Creche Music
Posted 12.24.15
ROBERT CARNEVALE

As long as that little heart beats the tune will not lack for guidance
Robert Carnevale writes and makes music in America

evergreen hills rising
Posted 12.18.15
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

morning mist, grey...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Who?
Posted 12.13.15
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

On the North Valmont Road are three trees...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

meditation: what's it like?
Posted 12.06.15
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

it's like sitting on a blowtorch...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

Presents
Posted 11.26.15
ADRIENNE FISHER

With both hands around my Chinese blue mug
I revel in the aroma of coffee
Leisurely sipping its steamy comfort
in the soft quiet of early morning.
Adrienne Fisher makes poetry in Jericho, Vermont

Ode to Small Things
Posted 11.18.15
ADRIENNE FISHER

It is a small thing, but maybe not so small, if it is a sign of civility when oncoming drivers dim their lights as they approach each other at nightfall.
Adrienne Fisher makes poetry in Jericho, Vermont/

Kuba, the lone survivor of his family, 1944
Posted 11.12.15
ADRIENNE FISHER

I was his wife for 54 years
and I tell you,
he died a broken man.
Adrienne Fisher makes poetry in Jericho, Vermont/

Barnet Vermont Poem
Posted 08.08.15
STANLEY FEFFERMAN

Evergreen hills, morning mist rising grey...
Stanley Fefferman writes and make photographs in Toronto.

MARY
Posted 02.15.15
FRANCES BEVENCY ERRION

I remember prairie days in Spring...
Frances Errion writes on her homestead near Cambridge, New York.

POEM: The Mother Was Old
Posted 01.28.13
ROBERT SEARLES

the mother was old and dying...
Robert Searles runs and writes in Hyde Park, Vermont

POEM: Global Warmng
Posted 07.23.12
ROBERT SEARLES

December 14th, 35 degrees and climbing to high 40s, they say
Robert Searles runs and writes in Hyde Park, Vermont

POEM: Who is this coming down the hall
Posted 06.26.12
ROBERT SEARLES

It's your walk, hand on the pole...
Robert Searles runs and writes in Hyde Park, Vermont

POEM: To Die at the Springs of El-Hamma
Posted 02.27.12
ELISHA PORAT

They waited for him to come home:
Elisha Porat writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

After the war came learning
Posted 01.29.12
ELISHA PORAT

The sights and sounds from the burning Golan Heights and the shelled enclave haunted me not only at night, but during the day as well. And even writing poems about memories of the war, to which I became addicted for a short time, didn't help. I walked around my house and the kibbutz like a sleepwalker -- until I took my friends' advice and went up to Jerusalem.
Elisha Porat writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

POEM: THE RETURN HOME OF SGT. GILAD SHALIT
Posted 12.09.11
ELISHA PORAT

They waited for him to come home:
Elisha Porat writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

THE DOUBLE
Posted 05.02.11
ELISHA PORAT

I surveyed the pictures unsure what to do. Clench my hands? A boy's fists? What good were these little hands now, how could my fists help? Tears? Tears of shock and pain? What use are tears? My tears indeed, for I proudly held them to a trickle. Swear revenge? Oaths sworn and vows made as I walked the hall? What good had swearing revenge been when it was so desperately needed?
Elisha Porat writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Koalas in Hadera Woods
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

The watermelons of Kakun
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Painful Birds
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

The naked truth
Berit Lundh makes photographs and writes in Oslo, Norway.

Autism (for my little Thomas)
Berit Lundh makes photographs and writes in Oslo, Norway.

Lesson in Geology
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Childish Valor
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Last Time
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Summer Reading: Pablo Neruda
Fred Ryan is a West Quebec newspaperman

Oh, Andalusia
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

I Am
Aidan Mahoney, 13, plays soccer and makes poems in Ontario.

Snow Harvest
Bob Gervais writes in Ontario.

Fall 1999
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Minor Vows
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Homecoming
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Modern Society
Scott E. Greaves writes in Northampton, MA

Verbal Abuse
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Wild Roadkill
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

To Olga
Nathaniel S. Rounds writes in Nova Scotia.

Three Colours
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Crossing Point
Nathaniel S. Rounds writes in Nova Scotia.

Don't Cry
Karina, a budding Montreal poet, is 12.

Newspapers
Adrienne Fisher is an educator from Jericho, Vermont.

The Israeli
Adrienne Fisher is an educator from Jericho, Vermont.

Stone Snowy Mounds
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Haiku: Dogs
Quinn Mahoney is a nine year old poet/soccer player in Ottawa, Ontario.

Memory of my youth
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Old Friends
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

To Die at the Springs of El-Hamma
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

My "Jerusalem Syndrome"
Elisha Porat -- poet, novelist, former soldier -- writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

A Short Biography
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Three Colors
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Up & down
Dean Bere, 13, is working on his poetry.

Final Offering
Anna Panunto writes in Montreal.

Nightmare
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Eternal Servant: the constant widening of hips
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Diminution
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Sea Squill Bulbs
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Return
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Young Ram
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Residue of Retreat
Cheryl Cowtan studies and writes in Toronto.

At the field hospital
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

My poems are wrapped in darkness
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Communion
Berit Lundh, a former Quebecer, now lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

The Graft
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Friends
Adrienne Fisher is an educator from Jericho, Vermont.

Recipe
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Light in handblown glass
Berit Lundh, a former Quebecer, now lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

Lily Bulbs
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

I am from
Bella is in Grade 5 in Northampton, Massachusetts.

In Netanya, above the cliff
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

The Poetess before her Death
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

I used to wonder
Berit Lundh, a former Quebecer, now lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

Had Gadya 2004
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

On finding a picture of the poet
Roger Leege writes in Tolland, CT.

Address to a puck
David MacLennan, a former Quebecker, writes from Victoria, BC.

Contentment
Adrienne Fisher is an educator from Jericho, Vermont.

The wondering of a confused mind
Berit Lundh, a former Quebecer, now lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

Lazy Geometry
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

And take me
Berit Lundh, a former Quebecer, now lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

At The Lake
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

Ode To Feet
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

Astrophysics Of Missing You
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

The Adoration
The poet Ward Kelley is a businessman in Indiana.

Coming Home
Berit Lundh lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

Melody beneath the rain
Charmane Rae Kelley writes in North Hyde Park, Vermont

The State of Things
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

A flat surface
The poet Ward Kelley is a businessman in Indiana.

The Poetess, before her death
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Simply wedded in passion
The poet Ward Kelley is a businessman in Indiana.

Recipe for a good poem
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Poetry
Adrienne Fisher is an educator from Jericho, Vermont.

Brief
Frank Harding is a bicycle repairman in Ayer's Cliff, Quebec.

Maple Sugar Dreams
Darren Anderson is a poet in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Tea with Mr. Cohen
Darren Anderson is a poet in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Stone
Donald Ryburn makes poetry in Florida.

A guide to restaurants in Rangoon
Trevor Landers is a Lecturer in Communication at The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, having previously held teaching positions in English and History at the Universitatei de Vest in Timisoara, Romania and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Widely published, he is also the Managing Editor of the The Zealot Press.

Ibid
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Yolki Flowers at Tel Hazika
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

On the way to Nabbatiya
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Small brown child
Small and smaller faces
Deeply brown, profoundly sad...
Berit Lundh lives in Oslo, Norway.

Feeling
Paul Franklin Eastman writes in Durham, New Hampshire.

As things stand
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Redneck Haiku

Between disparate beings
I was not meant for the society of the human...
Ward Kelley makes poetry in Indiana.

The Act
This pain of dissatisfaction...
Ward Kelley makes poetry in Indiana.

Sometimes I dream of Potato. I do.
Dog love poem
Passed along by Marshall Freedland.

Partir
Poésie
Mario Leblanc

Salamanders on the Northern Road
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Memories
Paul Franklin Eastman writes in Durham, New Hampshire.

All watched over by machines of loving grace
Richard Brautigan.

Fall 1999
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

Private Collection
A Hollywood Park Poem
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

Workaholic
Charles Long.

Voice of Bartemaus
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

The indifferent thing
"I crossed a great river again and again..."
Joel Spector is a Vermont poet and bookbinder.

A Slow Season
The poet Doug Tanoury operates Funky Dog Publishing, a haven for on-line poets.

Spring
Douglas McKenny, a commercial customs broker, writes in Newport, Vermont, where he grew up.

Lost River
Duane Locke writes in Tampa, Florida.

Winter Solstice
Jason Krpan writes in Georgeville, Quebec, on the shore of Lake Memphremagog.

Dancing Flames
Anna Panunto is a Montreal poet.

History Is An Afterword
John Horváth Jr writes in Mississippi.

This Day
From A Year's Diary by Yona Alon, Jerusalem.

Guardian Angel
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

High Flight

A Cracked Statuette
Elisha Porat.

The Train Station
Doug Mckenny writes poetry in the watershed of Lake Memphremagog, near Newport, Vermont.

POEMS: WARD KELLEY
A Universal Lack of Wisdom
How does one convey wisdom?
The poet Ward Kelley is an Indiana-based business executive. He and his wife care for five children.

Without a Eulogy
Elisha Porat, poet, farmer, ex-soldier, writes on a kibbutz in Israel.

3 Poems
By Doug Tanoury, who wrote these while living in a high-rise in Chicago.

6 Haiku
By Don Hendrich
Newport, Vermont.

Nothing to report
Joel Spector writes in Iowa.

When dreams are all about
Secel Barcos

Sunny Road
Rosa Clement's website is in: Manaus, Brazil.

Algernon
On Swinburne...
Ward Kelley is a Chicago poet.

Emily Seeks Her Savior
Only in death...
Ward Kelley.

The Honesty of Joan's Skin
Waiting for the fire to be lighted...
Ward Kelley.

Remembrances (Cape Cod)
On connections.
Rick Doble writes and photographs in North Carolina.

3 Poems from Brazil
Blueing, The Sky, An Angel.
Rosa Clement writes in Manaus, Brazil.

A Journey
Thoughts from a 12-year-old Australian poet.
Ashley Partridge lives Downunder.

Second poem in a series
Douglas McKenny, a commercial customs broker, writes in Newport, Vermont, where he grew up.

First poem in a series
Douglas McKenny.

November
Doug McKenny.

In a cafe
Heather Katherine Grace is a Montreal writer.

October Morning
Frances Bevency Errion.

Summer friend
By Frances Bevency Errion, Cambridge, New York.

Seasons
Frances Bevency Errion.

9 Poems
Linda E. Hogan is a visual artist, a poet, and a teacher who lives in Montpelier, Vermont.

10 Poems
These ten poems are by Rosa Clement of Manaus, Brazil, a thousand miles up the Amazon River. She is a computer programmer, married, and has two daughters.

3 poems from Rosa
The river's return
Widow
Bath in the river
Cormorant
Piranhas
River waters
The bear's prayer

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