Submission Guidelines: “L’Chaim!”

Jordan Journal* is now accepting submissions for our September issue, “L’chaim!” (And, for the first time, we’re also accepting artwork!) “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth…” -Moses You may be familiar with the phrase “L’chaim” if you’re a fan of the movie “Fiddler on the Roof.” It’s an engagement toast thatContinue reading “Submission Guidelines: “L’Chaim!””

Even I didn’t realize it

Thank-you, guy in the Buick, for whistling at me When I accidentally made eye contact, Because I had to twist around and look at the traffic signal behind me Because the one across the street was broken, But that doesn’t matter. What matters is that I made the mistake of Looking your way while youContinue reading “Even I didn’t realize it”

Submission Guidelines (Jordan Journal)

As some of you know, my mom and I co-edit a bimonthly literary journal… Jordan Journal is pleased to release submission guidelines for our upcoming issue, “Linger.” Please send your poetry and photography submissions (including a brief bio) to jordanjournalcollective@gmail.com by June 17. Theme Guidelines: “Wait continually for your God.” ~Hosea Our fast-paced world isContinue reading “Submission Guidelines (Jordan Journal)”

Now Accepting Submissions (Jordan Journal) 

As some of you may know, I coedit a literary journal with my mom Kae of Buckets on a Barefoot Beach. Jordan Journal is a Christian publisher that welcomes a diverse array of Christian voices.  We’re currently seeking poetry and photography submissions for our next theme, “Passing Over.” We’re excited to accept submissions for our upcomingContinue reading “Now Accepting Submissions (Jordan Journal) “

Concerning their Upbringing 

Then side by side their steps align  within this earthy tango,  Their roots entwine Their offshoots mingle Within this arid tangle. Though nurtured together, Young ‘mary and lavender Sip sweetly, separate scents To each his own (the saying goes) With each its spriggish bent  These neighborly herbs  grow up and diverge  From common ground, yetContinue reading “Concerning their Upbringing “