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

Festival of Dashain by Saraswoti Lamichhane, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4


Festival of Dashain   Dashain comes again in Canada from the back alley of busy routine  on a Monday watches my two hands multiplied ten a battle of usual weekdays    to my daughters, Dashain is a story I tell them in the car, until we reach the school  every year, the same story ends … Continue reading Festival of Dashain by Saraswoti Lamichhane, WordCity Monthly Dec2020 Issue4

Poetry by Saraswoti Lamichhane, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue3


Saraswoti Lamichhane good-bye home town above the rich crops of the valley paddy, maize, millet, green, greener, grey I fly away from my center, to the edge, farther and farther away silence brings me back to my senses my laughter-lit Cindrella hours are over the hills that guard the valley fade dim soon they soften … Continue reading Poetry by Saraswoti Lamichhane, WordCity Monthly Nov2020 Issue3