For Karen

Leave the bed unmade,
Leap to the ceiling with your cat.
Walk on your hands.
Open the windows.
Let the wind scatter bills, articles and
unedited magazines.
A hand rips day planner months.

Grow wings on the roof.
Land on Bonnard’s pink porch.
Parachute to Dakota’s badlands,
greet Teddy Roosevelt.

Ride an elephant
through Kipling’s jungle,
Fly with Antoine and dance.


Photography © Glenn Bowie

Photography © Glenn Bowie


Hanoch Guy Ph.D,Ed.D spent his childhood and youth in Israel surrounded by citrus orchards ,water melon fields and invading sand dunes. He is a bilingual poet in Hebrew and English. hanoch is emeritus professor of Jewish and Hebrew literature in Temple University He has taught mentoring and poetry classes in the Musehouse center in Philly. Hanoch has published poetry extensively the US,Israel and the UK in Genre, Poetry Newsletter, Tracks , the International Journal of Genocide studies Poetry Motel,Visions International,Voices Israel and several times in Poetica where he won an award. He has also won an award in the Mad Poets Society.

Glenn Bowie is a published poet, lyricist and photographer from the Boston area. He also owns and operates an elevator company that supplies custom-built elevators for clients from New England to Hollywood. Author of two poetry and photograph collections (Under the Weight of Whispers and Into the Thorns and Honey) on Big Table Publishing, he donates all profits from his books to various charities for the homeless and local animal shelters. Glenn is also the official photographer for the Newton Writing and Publishing Center.