Why Poetry?

A poem, for me, usually begins when a word or phrase comes to mind as I’m waking up in the morning. Before long a strong emotion trails behind, a shadow following the words. The emotion and words demand my attention.…

The Tarot, Issue #1

Green Mountain Writers Review, Issue 1, Carl Jung on Tarot

Here are seven great stories generated by our Green Mountain Writers at the flip of a card… Care to see what the cards may reveal to you? Click here and select any of the 22 unseen cards in our fully randomized…

O Fortuna

O Fortuna by Ann Mason, Green Mountain Writers Review

“You think you see two?” I sputtered, baffled. “Two what?” The wand, bathed in the warmed gel, glided across my massive, otherworldly belly, searching, probing. I had been here so often before, this was now starting to seem like some…

Cahoots

Cahoots by Robert Beckhardt, Green Mountain Writers Review

Willoughby de Mèche and me, being born in the same town on the same day, and no more than a quick, 30-second-fuse apart, were naturally destined to grow up fast friends in Firecracker, Tennessee. But to me he was always…

Aquarius, the Water Bearer

Aquarius by Victoria Gold, Green Mountain Writers Review

I am the Tarot’s mythical Super Star. I am the twinkle in men’s eyes. I have delighted you in dance, opera, and theater; when I dance, I fly and need not touch the ground. The angels envy me because my…

Doing It

Doing It by Alicia Smith Green Mountain Writers Review

You would think that the first time you “did it” would be memorable. Well, I can tell you from a first-hand observer’s experience that it was. Rumors had been flying for weeks. Would they do it? When? Where? Now that…

La Roue de Fortune

The Wheel of Fortune by Charlie Messing, Green Mountain Writers Review

Big changes are coming – the beginning of a new cycle on the wheel of fortune. A big change would be to meet a woman who is not out of her mind, is supportive of my projects as I am…

Tarot Card 17, The Star

The Star by Karen Edwards, Green Mountain Writers Review

After the chaos of the past year when so much of the world became a desert of drought, destoying vast tracts of farmlands, then burning trees and animals. Rain should be welcome, but it slides away into floods. A jungle…

The World and what you make of it

The World by Stephen Kastner, Green Mountain Writers Review

It is what you make of it, your world. But is it really all you’ve got? Your hands representing creativity, your feet representing mobility, your senses like windows to all that surrounds you. Touch is the panorama, your skin the…