Good Naked, What Could Go Wrong?

Joni B. Cole

Of course I signed up for a Writer’s Workshop entitled Good Naked. I saw her before I entered the room, instantly sensing an attractive alpha female, having taken a flash inventory of the participants as I opened the glass door.…

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.…

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…