WordCity Monthly, December 2020 Issue #4


Letter from the Editor, Darcie Friesen Hossack There is not a particle of life that does not bear poetry within it.-Gustave Flaubert When we decided to create an Autumn and Winter Holiday-themed issue of WordCity for December, we had hoped to gather together a celebration of as many religious, cultural and seasonal offerings as possible. … Continue reading WordCity Monthly, December 2020 Issue #4

Solstice by Frances Boyle, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4


photo by John W. MacDonald Solstice    I hate this season of aerosol expectations, too much chocolate, stale traditions, efforts to saturate teens with nostalgic spirit when one family evening is a lifetime stolen from their real world of friends.   I cling to outgrown games to slow my daughters’ inevitable drift  —empty arms. What … Continue reading Solstice by Frances Boyle, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4