August 27, 2022

Perspective

I could fly but the train will take longer and I need time
August 24, 2022

Book Review: The Minister of Chance

I got caught up in the storytelling and let Kitty and the Minister lead me through a sleepless night until I finished the book. I pulled an all-nighter because I had to know the outcome of the story, even though I essentially knew the outcome of the story.
August 23, 2022

Positivity Corner: Walking Three Times Daily

Walking several times throughout the day helps to de-junk my brain. I can work through the stuff that’s in my head, rattling around. And working through it clears out my thoughts and frees up space for life apart from work.
August 19, 2022

BR: The Extraordinary Deaths of Mrs. Kip by Sara Brunsvold

Sara Brunsvold is establishing herself as a skilled storyteller in her debut novel. Her book pays tribute to an underappreciated group of people who altered the cultural course of America during the difficult post-Vietnam War-era while also being a call-to-arms for Christians; reminding Christians there are opportunities to share God’s love through every moment and every meeting.
August 18, 2022

Book Review: The Gold Persimmon

The Gold Persimmon by Lindsay Merbaum is riveting and surreal. At times, I found myself so caught up in the characters' actions that it actually took my breath away, and had me yelling at my Kindle. This book was not what I was expecting from its title.
August 15, 2022

“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”: Music Review

A bright, upbeat rhythm drops you into this song by Paul Maged, a NYC-based singer/songwriter. “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” is an emotionally intent, funky song that buzzes with positivity and heart.
August 13, 2022

Life as a Lamborghini

Paul Henry Running the red on a right, screeching the corner, he cut me off.A second later we would have collided.Barely ahead he gunned his powerful […]
August 12, 2022

Hell Town -The Untold Story Of A Serial Killer On Cape Cod: A Book Review

The most startling portions of Hell Town are true. Let that sink in. I am not easily made nauseous by true crime, but this was brutal. Casey Sherman’s writing style, and description of the events are both brilliant, and nightmare-ish.
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.