Photography © Jennifer Matthews


midnight jazz a bruise about the size of a billiard ball


a strong smell of unripe orange a police car


state of war the moon hidden behind clouds


Barbara Anna Gaiardoni is an italian pedagogist, author, doodler, ex-violinist and former swimmer. Currently, publishes Japanese poem in English on the international trade journals.
Cooking, drawing, dancing salsa and walking in nature are his passions. Her motto is “I can, I must, I will do it.”

Poet/Photographer Jennifer Matthews’ poetry has been published in Nepal by Pen Himalaya and locally by the Wilderness Retreat Writers Organization, Midway Journal, The Somerville Times, Ibbetson Street Press and Boston Girl Guide. Jennifer was nominated for a poetry award by the Cambridge Arts Council for her book of Poetry Fairy Tales and Misdemeanors. Her songs have been released nationally and internationally and her photography has been used as covers for a number of Ibbetson Street Press poetry books and has been exhibited at The Middle East Restaurant, 1369 Coffeehouses, Sound Bites Restaurant in Somerville and McLean Hospital.