Absorb the delicate beauty of the pink petals of a camellia. Bask in the golden glow of sun streaming through clouds. Sometimes nature wows us with a "super moon". Sometimes it is the delicate tracery on the tiniest of insects.
Poetry paints images richer than life. Sifting dirt through fingers helps ease the clutter of the mind. A solitary cypress is lashed with sand and salt. Golden aster stretch along a bank drifting with mockingbird song.
Non-fiction reminds us of the power of nature. A family struggles against the raging Texas fires of 2011. Society can be even more harsh. A girl growing up in India is treated as a commodity, to be traded off at auction.
Fiction encourages us to treasure every moment. A brother and sister take in the final words of their beloved mother. An elderly woman looks back on her life with both appreciation and regret.
Our featured artist, Karen Noles, brings to life gorgeous images of Native Americans. She tells us, "everyone has their... More > own unique gift."< Less