Three Poems by Chiara Salomoni, WordCity Monthly Dec/20 Issue4


The Numbering at Bethlehem   After Pieter Bruegel   They have not gathered to enjoy themselves, their full pockets will soon be emptied.   A mother struggles to hold her little boy next to the tax gatherer’s desk.   A woman cooks outside, her two children play nearby,   her husband hurries to help; the … Continue reading Three Poems by Chiara Salomoni, WordCity Monthly Dec/20 Issue4

Christmas Poems by Daniela Hendea, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4


First December in Lawrence, Kansas   I spelled its name in my mind, extatic, eyes on the fresh visa in my Romanian passport: A M E R I C A. I hadn’t foreseen crossing a baseball diamond on foot in Lawrence, Kansas, the shortcut to the University bus station. Early morning. Snow up to my … Continue reading Christmas Poems by Daniela Hendea, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4