Margaret Yocom Poetry — Introduction by Betsy Sholl

Margaret Yocom Poetry — Introduction by Betsy Sholl

In these poems, Margaret Yocom offers a new vision of Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm’s controversial “Allerleirauh” (“All Kinds Of Fur”), a lesser-known version of “Cinderella” that opens with incest. Erasing the Grimms’ words to reveal a young woman’s story of her journey...

Poetry—Betsy Sholl, Jeffrey Thomson, Linda Aldrich

  As Linda Aldrich’s poem “The Mime” shows us, inner and outer vision often complete each other.  The mime allows us to see what isn’t there, but could be, and memory allows us to see again what was.  The interaction of the two creates a “study of  hope melting...
Moving Stone

Moving Stone

above: Marguerite Lawler, “Mossy”, 24″x24″, oil, 2017 Submitted by Gary Lawless Introduction by Betsy Sholl Gary Lawless has been a presence and force in Maine poetry for many years.   He grew up here and runs with his wife Gulf of Maine Books.  But he is...