A Magical Slip in Seasons (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I’m really looking forward to the arrival of Autumn.] When Autumn slips into our world    dressed in amber and golden waves  she alters the fabric of reality     and thins the gauze that hangs       between this existence and the next—               or so the old legends say EnchantmentsContinue reading “A Magical Slip in Seasons (A Poem)”

A Well-Written Story (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Dedicated to all those stories that make our lives so magical. ^_^] A well-written story . . .    is like a lucid dream       where words           melt               away                   into                 meaning A well-written story . . .       becomes an enchantment of experiences         woven withContinue reading “A Well-Written Story (A Poem)”

Child of Words (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: The act of writing is magical. I have always been blown away by the fact that we can create characters, scenes, and stories on a page to share with others, to brighten their day or do any number of things. It feels like, as writers, painters, illustrators, etc., we areContinue reading “Child of Words (A Poem)”

An Ordinary Magician (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: You meet some intriguing people when using public transportation.] The other day I met a magician at a transit station        Where buses lined the curb on the one side        And a railway track stretched along the other It was a transit station I had often passed through       Continue reading “An Ordinary Magician (A Poem)”

Through the Eyes of a Bird: A Book Review of Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki’s Delivery Service is the lighthearted, magical tale of a young witch named Kiki who leaves home to make her own way in the world, accompanied by her talkative black cat Jiji. The author, Eiko Kadono, found inspiration for this story thanks to a picture drawn by her daughter, which showed a witch riding aContinue reading “Through the Eyes of a Bird: A Book Review of Kiki’s Delivery Service”

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