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Autumnal Advice (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Happy First Day of Autumn!!!] Numerous stresses threatened to crash down on me      one afternoon this past week                   …of concerns for family and friends                           troubles in the world at large                              and plans that seemed                                              just beyond                                                  my reach I tugged on a mask andContinue reading “Autumnal Advice (A Poem)”


Coyote of the Seasons (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I have always admired coyotes. It’s little wonder there are so many stories about them.] I know of a coyote who     carries pieces of each season          along with her like mementos Spring abounds in each lively movement      this coyote makes through the world         or in theContinue reading “Coyote of the Seasons (A Poem)”

Tiger of the Countryside (A Short Story)

Written down by Joyce Jacobo [I heard the story to follow from a former neighbor. She was a jolly and generous person who, when my parents, brother, and I first moved into our house, came over to introduce herself with a huge plate of homemade fudge as a welcome present. In addition, she had aContinue reading “Tiger of the Countryside (A Short Story)”