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

The Hasmonean Chronicle by Nina Kossman, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4


Nina Kossman (aka NL Herzenberg) The Hasmonean Chronicle Chapter One             Judah, son of Mattathias, entered Jerusalem limping. He didn’t think a severed toe was a big sacrifice, considering the might of the Seleucid army and all those finely sharpened swords that outnumbered both swords and men in his own army. There was the further … Continue reading The Hasmonean Chronicle by Nina Kossman, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4

WordCity Monthly, October 2020, issue #2 Featured Poetry by Nina Kossman


Featured Poetry by Nina Kossman Poem Written During Australian Bushfires   Treasure of the world,little animal boy,you and you and you,lone survivors,wombats and kangaroos,my love for you is so huge,let it revive you,let it give you rain,let it give you green leaves,thriving eucalyptus trees galore!Singed koalas and wallabies;although I rarely pray,I pray for you now,heal, … Continue reading WordCity Monthly, October 2020, issue #2 Featured Poetry by Nina Kossman

WordCity Monthly – October 2020, Issue #2


Darcie Friesen Hossack, Letter from the Editor There is not a particle of life that does not bear poetry within it.-Gustave Flaubert On my desk is a copy of D-L Nelson's coat hangers & knitting needles, Tragedies of Abortion in America Before Roe v. Wade. The book is heavy for its size—not for the weight … Continue reading WordCity Monthly – October 2020, Issue #2