NaPoWriMo Day 30

Raw excerpt from “A Mother’s Sorrow.”

*This excerpt has been removed as another day’s post has been posted. Keep checking back daily to get the most up-to-date Napowrimo posts:)

 

Tanka Publication!

Hi everyone,

I am pleased to announced that the Tanka Journal has accepted one of my tanka poems for their third issue.  Check them out.  Free issues are available on the site.  Not familiar with tanka? Check out the web site and find out more about this brief form.

Enjoy!

J.L

 

Alaska Women Speak

Hey my Alaskan folks!  Alaska Women Speak has just released their Spring 2016 issue: Adventures in Foreign Lands. I have four pieces in this issue.  My three poems and nonfiction piece center on my stay in South Korea in 2002-2003.    Locally the magazine is available at Barnes and Noble in Anchorage and Fireside Books in Palmer, as well as other stores throughout the state.

Check it out!

Poems: A Greeting at Imjingak, Chaos and Conformity, and Bibimbap.

Prose: A Forgotten War.

 

Throwback Thursday: Earthquake Shakes

This one was published by Three Line Poetry in February.  Short and sweet, each line is less than 40 characters.  Enjoy.  It is about my first earthquake in Alaska.

 

earthquake shake book shelves
café patrons lock eyes
a brief sip paused