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The Town of Dolls (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on Nagoro or Nagoru on Shikoku Island in Japan, known as a “doll village” because more than half its residents are dolls created by a woman named Tsukimi Ayano. They are very realistic and inspired by actual former residents, like memorials of a much simpler time. There is aContinue reading “The Town of Dolls (A Poem)”

I Sat Down to Write… (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Sometimes finding the time to write can be difficult, because life has a tendency to get hectic at the most unexpected or strangest moments. However, even the craziest day can offer story ideas or opportunities.] I sat down to write…       when a black kitten entered my room with           Continue reading “I Sat Down to Write… (A Poem)”