Dear Whispers’ Friends,
In closing 2017, it was fun cherishing Archived Poems from 2013-2017 and celebrate so many talent poets we have journeyed with. Though the only new submissions published in December were Collaborative Features, we still had the pleasure of publishing one new writer
Sharon Weimer—United States
Please take time to welcome her. Our poetry family now includes writers from Albania, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Canary Islands, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, U.A.E., United Kingdom, United States, Wales and Zimbabwe.
In continuing with the archive spirit, the rest of this column (with slight edits) is from—
July 31, 2016—It is a chance to share life experiences—our joys…our pain—and hopefully make a difference. Our words span beyond borders with the opportunity to give us a greater understanding of this time of turmoil and pain.
fingers reaching beyond
angry voices and steel curtains
Let us begin a new season of love and understanding. Many of you are shining lights in the writing community. It is a pleasure to read your words here and in other venues. Thank you, all, for making Whispers possible.
Blessings and best wishes,