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Familiar Connections (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: A true story. I met her at a thrift shop on a military base, which has probably been closed for quite a while now. Its book section consisted of a room lined with shelves of volumes, and one stool for anyone to rest upon. Wherever she is at present, IContinue reading “Familiar Connections (A Poem)”

Old Woman on the Moon (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I remember hearing this particular legend as a child. The problem is I cannot remember its exact origins. However, there are many stories, in general, of goddesses or other divine beings living on the moon.] Have you heard about The Old Woman on the Moon—      reputed to spin eachContinue reading “Old Woman on the Moon (A Poem)”