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Muse Newsletter July 2021

Editor's Note:

The Strathcona Writers Muse is a newsletter to members of the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County. It also provides an opportunity for members to publish their works. Anything published in our newsletter is eligible to receive a publishing credit. Since very few, if any, submissions are refused, it is a wonderful way to publish your work. We accept poems and short stories of 1000 words or less. Longer pieces can be accommodated if they can be published in parts. Works can be essays and opinion pieces as well as short stories and poems. We are always in need of new items for each month so don't hesitate if you have something we can put into our publication.

Send submissions to care of Henry Martell, editor.

Important Dates

Virtual Sharing Meeting online

Next date July 6, 2021

RSVP on the website and the link will be emailed to you prior to the meeting.

Next Board Meeting: July 13, 2021

Newsletter Submission Deadline: Jul 26, 2021

Monthly online Creative Writing Workshops

Held last Saturday of every month at 12:30 to 2:30 pm

Go to the website to register - click the RSVP and the link will be emailed to you prior to the workshop.

Poets in the Park

Jun 16, 2021 seven pm

Reply to the link on the WFSC website


Written by Lana O’Neill

Orange-flavored Tang,

A full jug in the fridge

On the lowest shelf

Ginger snap cookies,

The crunchy ones; inside the

Belly of a ceramic Friar Tuck

At the Edge of the counter

Cuckoo clock,

Chirping each new hour

Chains and weights crawling up and down

A white wall, daring to be reset

White gas-burning stove,

Burners lit with grandpa’s match

Silver percolator bubbling coffee</