Stepping Into Ourselves

reviews by Marcianne Miller An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses I was an extremely religious child. I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up — a priest. I would wear lacy vestments in season-matched... 

The Poets Voice: April 2014

A Confluence: Poetry and Jazz by Carol Pearce Bjorlie, Rapid River Magazine Poetry Editor/Columnist April shares her great transformation with poetry and jazz. Some committee somewhere designated April... 

Beauty in the Chaos

Before & After The Storm. Photography by Greg Vineyard Observing and Absorbing by Greg Vineyard Our dramatically fluctuating weather can throw our local flora into a bit of a tizzy. Recently, the pink... 

Freedom From Fear

by Bill Walz “Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose.” ~ Kris Kristofferson, Janis Joplin Central to Buddhist teaching, and the teaching of all true non-duality spiritual masters,... 

Spinning Discs April 2014

by James Cassara As is more commonly the case there’s far too much music this month than to allow for lengthy reviews. But with brevity being the soul of wit (and I love the challenge of saying more... 

Jazz Profile: Daniel Iannucci

Daniel Iannucci Photo: Frank Zipperer by Eddie LeShure “Danny is one of the most intuitive musicians I have ever known and a phenomenal bassist. He captures the essence of the music, knowing when to... 

Testosterone – the New Male Miracle Medicine?

by Max Hammonds, MD A casual perusal of night time television, the sports channels, or the masculine adventure channels will reveal a plethora of ads for testosterone therapy for men who think they have... 

17th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

1st Place: “Taking Issue with Kahlil Gibran” by Lenore Coberly 2nd Place: “Olympic Peninsula” by James Davis 3rd Place: “Warm Afternoon at Jeff’s” by Connor Vine Honorable Mention: “A Wink... 

Poems by Majo John Madden

SCRUPULOSITY I look around me At the ruins of my room The jumbled piles of projects Still half-done The dregs of documents picked up While I was on the run Could I resurrect them now? The desiccated bones Of... 

Poems by Tracey Schmidt

Enough She dreamed Of the day she would have Enough courage To drop her idea Of the way it Should be. Then, she would step Into the wild pool And bathe into the Joy that only This letting go Could bring. When... 

A Varied Bouquet of Spring Reading

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The Curmudgeon Lashes Out

by Peter Loewer “Well,” shouted the Curmudgeon as he strutted like a peacock through the open door of the General Store… (Mrs. Storekeep believed that every day a bit of new air should replace... 

 


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