He’s half-awake and half-asking again, the question I can’t answer.   The words getting stuck in a cortex, lost in some hemisphere.   I don’t know what it was that drifted between us when our knees touched beneath the table that afternoon in midtown,   or why it was his voice I wanted on the […]

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My mother is walking in the garden, her bare feet are calloused and covered in dirt, her toenails painted red. The hem of her sundress is wet from the water pail and her skin is sticky with sweat, but her hair smells of the honeysuckles that grow wild on…

My mother is walking in the garden, her bare feet are calloused and covered in dirt, her toenails painted red. The hem of her sundress is wet from the water pail and her skin is sticky with sweat, but her hair smells of the honeysuckles that grow wild on our chain-link fence and the gardenias […]

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We’re pleased to announce writer Heather Minette will join The Blue Hour team as editor. Heather Minette received her Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from the University of Houston – Clear Lake and is currently studying for a Master of Arts in American Literature. Her poetry and prose was…

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Approximate Tuesday is a profoundly moving series of poems written by Susan Sweetland Garay. Susan’s writing is influenced by nature in the Pacific Northwest and her travels. This book is a 148 perfect bound paper back. About the Author Born and raised in Portland Oregon, Susan Sweetland Garay received…

Absolutely thrilled to be nominated for the Pushcart Prize by The Blue Hour! 2013 Pushcart Nominees.

Praise for Writers Published by Blue Hour Press.