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

The Dark: A MockingOwl Book Review

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.
June 6, 2022

Book Review: At Childhood’s End

I was not disappointed by the outcome. It was absolutely delightful. It felt like coming home, if home happens to be the TARDIS filled with friends old and new.
June 6, 2022

Positivity Corner: Breath Prayers and Reflections

Rita Mock-Pike This past couple of years, I’ve stumbled into a lovely way to reflect, calm, and breathe. It’s something the leadership team at my church […]
June 4, 2022

A Crack in the Darkness

What armor will I wear today – a Zumba dance on You Tube
June 3, 2022

Wolfskin

Out of the undying forest they came, walking with power and resolve, pleased to enjoy a brief sojourn with the living.
June 1, 2022

The MockingOwl Roost Special Issue: The Sleeper of R’Lyeh

Today, we're thrilled to publish a unique, special issue of the MockingOwl Roost - our first special issue.

Enjoy the stunning artwork of The Mad Artist (Derek Roper) and the writings inspired by the work, coming from the MockingOwl Roost staff.

May 31, 2022

Positivity Corner: A Heating Pad for Comfort

The heating pad, a simple thing that costs $20 turned into a source of comfort, an almost emotional therapy tool as when I couldn’t sleep because of a troubled heart.
May 30, 2022

STOP PLEASE!

If rockets are launched, our lives will be measured in heartbeats Will we even feel the white wind’s touch