3 Poems by Ken Cathers, WordCity Monthly February 2021 Isue6


harvest   she is planting the dead birds in the back garden   imagines delicate plumed stems sprout in moist soil.   there is a place below where bones reknit, grow flesh   become the small buds of unhatched warblers. it is a cosmology   made up, a child’s mystery emblazed with wonder.   I … Continue reading 3 Poems by Ken Cathers, WordCity Monthly February 2021 Isue6

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

Damascus by Ken Cathers, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4


            Damascus   there was a time I thought it would all             make sense   the mysteries unravel a secret knot revealed on the inside spindle of everything.   was sure there was a certain age  when magic tricks and miracles became transparent.   it has been a disappointment part of the gradual attrition … Continue reading Damascus by Ken Cathers, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4