Year: 2013

Fragile

Mother’s Hand-Antonas Sutkus This is the yard where babies cry, where kites fly where a warmly tended vegetable garden grows year after every perfect year where my three children dug …

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Snowshoe

Eighteen inches of new evidence, snow Come, walk with me said the river Walk into my world of monochrome black and white, slow the day is short and deep black …

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Knot Tying

Knot Tying Do you know how to start an avocado plant from a pit? Treat and prevent food poisoning? Can you build a successful campfire? Do you know how to …

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Freddezza

She served the supper guests, Falsetto’s Italiano working  long hours on her feet, ice flagging the windows a full house of wine-warmed faces, by midnight she smelled like warm aromatic …

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Dedication

sweetly she sang for a swarm of us tucked into the dimly lit room sleeping snow outside, she grew still closed her eyes. when speaking softly is heard with a …

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Arctic

Eklutna Lake Back in the old days when there were no streetlamps we played outside after school under a bright moon. We were just kids then and we did not …

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BECOMING

You look at your bewildered face in the mirror, knowing or, maybe not knowing you are powerless to decide the day, to find your keys and lock the door behind …

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Molly

She is done with spreading, spreading her legs spreading brie on dry crackers, drinking wine from waxed paper cups It is true her life took shape as meandering clouds, thinly …

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About Image and Verse

Welcome to the creative playground of Image, Sculpture, Verse. My name is Monica Devine and I live in a river town nestled in the Chugach Mountain Range of Southcentral Alaska.

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