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The Talking Stick Volume: Ten

Table Of Contents

The Journal By Jason Knutson
Auntie By Leanne Jaskowiak
The Little Girl’s Grandpa By Missy Baker
When Dad Quit Smoking By Russ Jacobson
Dad By Sharon Harris
A Poet’s Wife By Gail gardner
To Make This Poem Rhyme By Carson Gardner
The Showing By Norma Knapp
Disappearing By Leane Jaskowiak
True Beuaty By Emily Polacheck
Solitude By Bob Guelker
Fanfare For a Quiet Man By Van Anderson
Daybreak By Mary Ihla
Thanks for the Phone Call By Van Anderson
Timbertent By Marion Holtey
Apane (The River Dances On) By Carson Gardner
Line of Sight By Jerry Mevissen
Parching Rice By Carson Gardner
A Great Pleasure By Liu Wei
Next Move By Sharon Harris
First Birthday By Van Anderson
The Day the Birds Sang By Leanne Jaskowiak
Crossing By Time Kessler
Irish Correspondence By Phyllis Karsnia
Passing Thoughts By Laura L. Hansen
Business Lunch By Janet Pratt
Awakening By Allen Wickman
The Chanes I never Took By Sharon Harris
Salvage Rights By Florence Witkop
Dragon Fire By Florence Witkop
Mars One By Aurora Clark
Retired Racehorse By Tarah Wolff
Reality By Sharon Harris


The Talking Stick Volume Ten
Published: 2001

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The Jackpine Writers’ Bloc is native to Minnesota. We are a writing group as well as a publishing company. Our literary journal, The Talking Stick, has become a state-wide publishing ground for amateur and experienced writers alike. Our goal in publishing writers is simple – we publish to encourage solid writing that shows promise, creativity and brilliance.