Venice via Haiku

Kelly Westhoff: Photos/Postcards       BIO: Kelly Westhoff writes essays and haiku. Her essays have appeared in Motherwell, The Star Tribune, Minnesota Bride, GoNomad, and more. Her haiku have been published in Mineral Journal and St. Paul Almanac. She lives in Minneapolis, but the […]

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Elevación by Jane Hall

Balloon, or in Spanish, globo Words with round vowels, wide eyes, open mouths Fragile tissue paper planets illuminate the night sky Ooohs when they ascend celestially Oh-ohs when they sizzle and sink onto a red tile roof Crowds alive with the pulchritude and peril of […]

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The Piero Tour of Italy by Bernie Langs

While familiarizing myself over the years with the pictures painted by the Masters of the Italian Renaissance, I found that one artist stands out as singularly enigmatic in his body of work, Piero della Francesca (c.1415-1492). I have read various summaries about della Francesca in […]

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Historical Towns by Roger Camp

Travel Photos: From a road trip to Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. Both cities make for wonderful walking and all of the photos were taken in the historical town areas (except for the Magnolia Cemetery) of the cities during their walks.   Rosalie Raymond   Hanging […]

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Rescue from Machu Picchu by Eliot Wilner

January 2010, Urubamba River Valley On January 24 we boarded a train in Ollantaytambo for the twenty-six mile ride to the town of Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu where almost all tourists book overnight accommodations.  Train service had been interrupted during the previous […]

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