August 6, 2022

The Yellow Line

Tina J Gordon The ubiquitous yellow line—thosemillions of minuscule thermoplastic glass beads stenciled down thecenter of every road and highway— keep us safe in our own […]
August 5, 2022

A Sighting

Again, it returns to the yard-tree and sits facing his window, as if sent by an invisible force. A sign from the heavens! An ethereal sight.
July 30, 2022

Road of Fire

Tina J Gordon Along the Sciara del Fuoco in the Mediterranean, you can hear the earthrumble, heave, sigh.Like a heart that’s broken, it grieves. Listen in […]
July 23, 2022

From a Distance

I sway with the train from rail to rail
July 22, 2022

Fiction Friday: Order Up

“Our culinary choices often say something about us we cannot articulate.” – Henry Hargreaves
July 16, 2022

Trader Joe’s Tonight

Trader Joe’s tonight . . . is very busy Aisles packed rather tight
July 15, 2022

MockingOwl Roost Quarterly: Introspection

Volume 2, Issue 3 of the MockingOwl Roost: Introspection is ready for readers. Enjoy!
July 14, 2022

Book Review: Potiphar’s Wife by Mesu Andrews

Katie Daniels Mesu Andrews’ latest release, Potiphar’s Wife, takes the reader back to ancient Egypt with the Biblical story of Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife. We meet […]
July 5, 2022

My Favorite Things: Canada Geese

Canada geese will fight your car if they feel you are treading on their turf. These stunning birds, dressed in the colors of Autumn;their black, white, and brown giving the air of wearing formal attire to attract mates.
July 2, 2022

The Email

Sue Cook An email arrivedOne word may change my future Positive 
July 1, 2022

Special Announcement from the MockingOwl Roost: The Opening of the Artist-in-Residence Program

The MockingOwl Roost Literary Magazine and Creatives announce they have chosen Sue Cook to be their first Artist-in-Residence. Her areas of expertise will be in the fields of poetry and photography.
June 30, 2022

Book Review: The Dark

Have you ever been afraid of the dark? You are not alone. Many people share this fear. Kate shares this fear. What an interesting way to face your Nemesis. To immerse yourself in the midst of a long winter’s night, and hope you survive to see the sun again.
June 30, 2022

Glass Shell – a Poetry Reading

I've never unhinged the door to invite in the light of reason, always incurious, cemented in my own world unless someone comes, absorbed in the waves of my own heartbeat with nothing to trouble me inside
June 29, 2022

Near Uncas Point – MockingOwl Roost Poetry Reading

Winters coaxed this sandspit From shore and outgoing tides,  In radiant disarray, have returned  Land to the harbor by at least a half,  Leaving mud flats adorned with  Alluvial fans, hump-backed inlets 
June 27, 2022

Pearls of Dissent

The beast hates strong women. He plans to destroy our futures – Six minions carried out his vile deed. But we will not be silenced.
June 26, 2022

Secret Garden

The morning swung open like an iron gate
June 25, 2022

Pigeon

I was your earliest and first friend
June 18, 2022

When the World Flipped Over

When the world flipped over its open sign to closed,
June 15, 2022

Enough

Sue Cook *Sensitivity warning: violence, gun violence, death, descriptions of blood, graphic descriptions of violence I can’t sleep tonightBabies are in cold storage instead of bedsThoughts […]
June 13, 2022

Book Review: Murder Always Barks Twice

Not only are Emma and Oliver likable characters, but author Jennifer Hawkins offers such descriptions of the manor and Cornwall that you feel like you are right there with the dynamic duo.