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Liz Moran: Telling the Bees (for JoAnn)

Your emptiness
depends upon the bees.

June 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

Sandy Solomon: Reading Suite Française

“Remove your yellow star.
Head for Switzerland or try
for Nice. Don’t write your will
Don’t imagine what the Germans feel.”

July 31, 2019 · 1 Comment

Beth Copeland: Good Intentions

It’s not the bee’s fault, Daddy says, pulling the stinger from the tender flesh of my inner arm. Look,  it’s dead. It didn’t   mean any harm. The honeybee, no bigger than a … Continue reading

July 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michael T. Young: Honeybees

I’ve felt myself changed simply walking  into shade along a street; I’ve come suddenly upon the scent of snapdragon or heard a distant car crash and found my every thought … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jenne’ R. Andrews: The Mortal Ardor of Bees

After 25 years, the land around their house was littered with graves. Cats, dogs, stillborn puppies, fading kittens whose nostrils she had covered at the last. .. The great show … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · 7 Comments

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