The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – Issue 14

Happy Solstice!  Thank you to Editor Marie Lightman for including “The Westminster” in the “Frost and Dew” issue of The Writers’ Cafe Magazine.

The Westminster
by Kersten Christianson

In the Pit we drink
Molson as if July
when the raucous
toss poker chips
& share a joint
across a rickety table

in the hide & seek shade
above the back alley.
But it’s winter, rime
gathers in corners,
51 below zero.
A girl careens,

spins with her pint
in the tin-foiled
dance room of twinkle
lights to Elton John.
Hold me closer, Tony
Danza.

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Spider Web, The Writers’ Cafe Magazine, ISSUE 14:  “Frost and Dew.”

Peeking Cat Anthology 2018

Editor Sam Rose does it again!  An amazing collection of work gathered in the 2018 Peeking Cat Anthology.  I am so happy to be published among friends:  Lisa Stice, Vivian Wagner, Eric Robert Nolan.  Thank you, Peeking Cat, for this fine collection and for including two of my poems, “Too Many Reasons Not to Go Home” and “Bouquet.”  Peeking Cat is on short hiatus, but look for it again in 2019.