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Issue 15: Sept. 2022
Textile Arts: Quilt
+ Micro-Poem: 19 words
(American Cinquain)
Quilt by Carol Anne Grotrian +
Poem by Gary S. Rosin

Night Wind


Night Wind: Art Quilt by Carol Anne Grotrian
Night Wind (art quilt, hand-dyed and hand-stitched, 24"x33")
Copyrighted © 2022 by Carol Anne Grotrian. All rights reserved.*

this tree 
bends in the chill 
glows under the full Moon 
leaves rustle, ride the wind into 
the dark 




* Publisher’s Note:

Carol Anne Grotrian’s Night Wind (stitched indigo shibori and whole cloth quilt) is a hybrid artform combining American quilting and Japanese shibori tie-dyeing. Image above is reproduced from the artist’s Facebook gallery (where it was posted on 23 July 2022), and appears here with her permission.

Carol Anne Grotrian
Issue 15, September 2022

has a background in fine art and art history, and she has been creating quilts since the mid-1980s. Her quilts have been exhibited nationally (USA) and internationally, have been featured in several publications, and are held in museum, corporate, and private collections.

For details, see artist’s website and quilt galleries:

More on the Web: By, About, and Beyond

Art & Life with Carol Anne Grotrian, an interview in Boston Voyager (10 January 2019)

Gary S. Rosin’s
Issue 15, September 2022

poetry and haiga have appeared, or are forthcoming, in various literary and poetry magazines such as Concho River Review, Eastern Structures, Failed Haiku, Harbinger Asylum, KYSO Flash, MacQueen’s Quinterly, Poetry24, The Legal Studies Forum, The Lift, The Wild Word, and Visions International; as well as in several anthologies, including contemporary haibun (Volume 17, Red Moon Press, 2022), Faery Footprints (Fae Corp Publishing), Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga (Dos Gatos Press), Texas Poetry Calendar (Kallisto Gaia Press), Untameable City: Poems on the Nature of Houston (Mutabilis Press), and elsewhere.

His poem “Viewing the Dead” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Two of his poems appear in Silent Waters, photographs by George Digalakis (Athens, 2017). He is the author of two chapbooks, Standing Inside the Web (Bear House Publishing, 1990) and Fire and Shadows (Legal Studies Forum, 2008) (offprint).

Selections of Gary’s poetry and photography can be found at his website, 4P Creations: http://4pcreations.com

More on the Web: By, About, and Beyond

Out of the Haze, collaborative haiga with photograph by George Digalakis and poem by Gary S. Rosin in MacQueen’s Quinterly (Issue 8, June 2021); nominated for, and selected for publication in, Contemporary Haibun 17 (Red Moon Press, 2022)

Featured Poet: Gary S. Rosin in MacQueen’s Quinterly (Issue 7, March 2021)

Crossing Kansas in The Wild Word (7 February 2020); includes audio of Rosin reading his poem

Two Readings: “Apparition” and “Black Dogs” by Gary S. Rosin for Texas Poetry Calendar 2015 at the Blue Willow Bookshop in Houston, Texas (20 September 2014); see also Black Dogs here in MacQ (Issue 12, March 2022).

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