…But Cannot Find the Words. This poem makes NO sense. Or, does it? Here’s how jabberwocky language turned into poetry.
A writer searches for hidden messages in her mother’s paintings.~ “Imaginatively transporting ” … “a literary trompe l’oeil” … Poetry Collection by Jackie Craven ~
A house menstruates, a cyborg sister removes her skin at night, and a father gifts his children with robotic roses ~ 21 fanciful poems by Jackie Craven
So many stories surround Taos, New Mexico, I felt a bit trembly when Highway 518 emerged from the evergreen Carson National forest and looped down
Tourists seek enlightenment in land of Merlin lore In an upstairs bedroom of a lighthouse on the breezy southern shore of Wales, an astrologer pronounced
When my editor asked me to check out castles in Belgium, I conjured images of opulent palaces and imposing châteaux. Instead I found something better.
A goose struggles in the grip of a haggard old woman. Here’s how a terrifying painting grew into a poem.
One summer, before the earthquake-tsunami-nuclear crisis, I think I saw Japan. I traveled the country on a motorcoach with 30 other Americans, mostly art students
Ekphrastic poem by Jackie Craven.
Philosophical monkeys perch on a roof in this surrealistic scene. What are they trying to say?