I Rise. a poem by Geraldine Sinyuy

I Rise I rise above every sickness, I dwell in the realm of good health. I rise above every stagnation, I dwell in the realm of progress. I rise above every hatred, I dwell in the realm of love. I rise above every anger, I dwell in the realm of happiness. I rise above mediocrity,Continue reading “I Rise. a poem by Geraldine Sinyuy”

WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022

©®| All rights to the content of this journal remain with WordCity Literary Journal and its contributing artists. Table of Contents Letter from the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Every so often, we leave our theme open to whatever may be on the minds and hearts (and also in the files) of writers and poets aroundContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022”

WordCity Literary Journal. January 2022. Issue 13. Writing Towards the Light

©®| All rights to the content of this journal remain with WordCity Literary Journal and its contributing artists. Table of Contents Letter from the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack with guest, Gordon Phinn Since Solstice, here in the North, we’ve gained a few precious minutes of daily light. Some days it’s hard to tell. It’s colderContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. January 2022. Issue 13. Writing Towards the Light”

WordCity Literary Journal. November 2021. Issue 12

Table of Contents Letter from the Editor, Darcie Friesen Hossack Welcome to WordCity Literary Journal’s November 2021 issue. If you visit this space often, you will have noticed that our back issues, which first appeared on Time of the Poet Republic, are being reproduced here, on our dedicated site. We hope that Mbizo Chirasha isContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. November 2021. Issue 12”

Editorial Epiphanies. With Sue Burge, featuring the editors of WordCity Literary Journal

Editorial Epiphanies Word City has a raft of brilliant and talented editors.  I joined them just over a year ago and have been humbled by their expertise and commitment.  So, this month I asked the team to share their moments of epiphany: the piece of writing advice that changed them and helped them develop duringContinue reading “Editorial Epiphanies. With Sue Burge, featuring the editors of WordCity Literary Journal”

The Christmas Scene. A poem by Geraldine Sinyuy

The Christmas Scene Mothers rush in and out of kitchens Each making her best to present the best meals. Fathers rush in and out with chickens Each making sure the chicken’s neck is ringed.   Children keep themselves busy with Christmas trees. Lights blink on the trees; it comes on and off. Sweets and balloonsContinue reading “The Christmas Scene. A poem by Geraldine Sinyuy”

The Story of a Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar. A review by Geraldine Sinyuy

Review by Geraldine Sinyuy As I walked in the book section of a mall on Hosur Road, Bangalore, India on January 12, 2019,  searching for interesting  books to take back home to Cameroon, my curious eyes fell on  Siddhesh Inamdar’s novel: A Story of a Long Distance marriage. My eager hands immediately reached out forContinue reading “The Story of a Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar. A review by Geraldine Sinyuy”

WordCity Literary Journal. November 2020 Issue 3

Letter from the Editor, Darcie Friesen Hossack I wrote what will follow before the election in the United States was called for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. I’m tempted to delete and replace it with nothing more than this quote from a beloved leader, Jack Layton, in his posthumous letter to my country. My friends,Continue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. November 2020 Issue 3”

WordCity Literary Journal. October 2020 Issue 2

Letter from the Editor: Darcie Friesen Hossack 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 of its bindings—and has been accompanying me from room to room since it arrived hereContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. October 2020 Issue 2”

WordCity Literary Journal. 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Table of Contents Letter From the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Welcome to WordCity Literary Journal’s September 2021 issue. For this month’s theme, we joined the 100 Thousand Poets for Change movement, and sought works to shine light into dark places. As ever, more brilliant writers and poets than we ever expect, came together with theirContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. 100 Thousand Poets for Change”