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News from Bonnie J. Manion

Mrs. Manion won recognition in the recent Chicagoland Poets and Patrons 2017 Poetry Contest.   In the category for Chicago poems, she won First Place for "Lullaby of the Ghetto."  In the Midwest category; she won First Honorable Mention for "Mowing."      "Mowing" is also posted to the Chicago Poets & Patrons website.

The ISPS (www.illinoispoets.org/newsletter) Newsletter congratulates member winners in the P&P Contest,

including Bonnie for her First in the Chicago Poems, and her 1st Honorable Mention in Midwest Poems.

 

"My Dad's Story," a poem by Bonnie Manion, has been published in the 2017 Summer Edition

of The Rockford Review

 

 

 

 

www.illinoispoets.org  will add Bonnie's poem, "Old Visions of Summer, " to the

Illinois State Poetry Society website in mid-August, 2017.  View a list of Bonnie's

poems in this venue by clicking on Member Poems, or view her Bio under her name.

 

Star Poets Magazine of Hermansville, MI published Bonnie's poem, "Grandma's Garden"

in its July/August 2017 issue.

 

Bonnie's honor in being named Featured Poet for the Illinois State Poetry Society's

online Newsletter for July/August, 2017 (www.illinoispoets.org.) ,  got a "heads up" notice in

the Rockford Writers' Guild monthly online newsletter, Write Away for August, 2017..

 

Bonnie attended the Chicago Poets and Patrons poetry workshop on ekphrastic poetry held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Harold Washington Library on State Street in downtown Chicago.  Her poem;, "Leprechanna," was cirtiqued by the Presenter and the writing group along with other poems by CP&P members presemt.

 

The Hoopeston, Illinois Chronicle News published  a feature article about Bonnie Manion being named

Featured Poet for the online Illinois State Poetry Society Newsletter for July/August, 2017.  They also

featured her poem, "Niagra Falls," in their print news article in the June 13, 2017 issue.

 

The ISPS website, www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems  will post in mid-June, 2017, Bonnie's humorous poem titled, "The Lavender Lady of Kilauea, Kauai."  This poem honors the recently deceased Donna Schultz of

Kilauea, Hawaii.

 

 

Bonnie's poem;, "Lesson Learned from a BirdBrain," can be found over the summer on the website www.highlandparkpoetry.org/SummerMusesGallery about Birds.  This humorous poem was first published by www.illinoispoets.org.

 

"Lesson Learned from a Bird Brain" is also posted this summer to the online site, www.fine-lines@cox.net ,

Fine Lines poetry and Art website.

 

Bonnie's poem, "Leprechanna," is posted at the Brigantine Gallery in Downers Grove, Illinois at the current art show  accompanying an ekphrastic pencil drawing by Brad Purse entitled "Woodland Arcade."  It will be read aloud at a special showing on June 12th.

 

Mrs. Manion is being honored by the Illinois State Poetry Society

in being named ISPS Featured Poet for the July/August online newsletter.

 Please access this article and the poems they feature at www.illinoispoets/July/August

for the ISPS Newsletter.

Please view her website at www.BonnieManion.com , with access to several hundred

of Bonnie's published poems.

 

 

"Rain at Noon" will be added to the Illinois State Poetry Society website of member poetry in mid-April, 2017.  This poem of Bonnie Manion's was first published  in The Penwood Review last Fall.

 

Bonnie Manion will help the Hoopeston (Illinois) Public Library celebrate National Poetry Month and National Library Week by doing a poetry reading there of her own works on April 12, 2017

 

The Highland Park (Illinois) 2017 Poetry Challange awarded Mrs. Manion's poem, "Illinois Prairie,"" Honorable Mention at their April 28th meeting. This poem appears in their chapbook, 2017 Poetry Challenge.  Bonnie read her honored poem and received a Certificate of Merrit, as well as reading

two more poems at the Open Mic that followed.

 

 

The Rockford Review will publish Bonnie's poem, "My Dad's Story" in its summer edition.

 

www.illinoispoets.org/member poems will publish Bonnie's poem, "Indelible Imprint," to its website in early February, 2017.  This poem was first published by Time of Singing.

 

Highland Park (IL) online Muse's Gallery has added Bonnie's poem, "The Starrie Night" to its winter

poetry collection published to its online website.  This poem was published previously by Lone Stars

and by AllPoetry;.com

 

Time of Singing,  Winter 2016/17, is out, with Bonnie's poem  on page 38, "Indelible Imprint."

 

 

Mrs. Manion has composed another set of classical-type piano etudes, soft background or easy-listening pieces comprising Bonnie's  fifth music CD.   The pianist again is Jill Prasse, the studio that of Bob Wilson in Hoopeston, Illinois, and the cover artist is Bonnie's sister Jeanine Malaney.  Music notations for all pieces will be added to this website in the near future.

 

Plainsongs, a publication of the English Dept. of Hastings College, is publishing Bonnie's poem,

"One Tempestuous Spring Day," in its Winter, 2017 issue.

 

The Illinois State Poetry Society has added Bonnie's poem, "Lesson Learned from a Bird Brain,"

to its website www.illinoispoets.org of member poets in December, 2016.

 

Time of Singing will publish Mrs. Manion's poem, "Indelible Imprint," in its Winter 2016-17 issue

 

The Illinois State Poetry Society online has published Bonnie's nostalgic poetic recollection of her

carefree childhood playing Hide-and-Seek in the hundred-acre woods behind her home in Indiana.

This poem is titled, "Saint Mary's Woods,"   and published to the ISPS website in October, 2016.

Bonnie Manion will attend the Chicago Poets and Patrons poetry workshop on August 27, 2016

at the Harold Washington Library in Chicago, IL.

Nomad's Choir Poetry Journal, per Editor Joshua Meanderwill publish Mrs. Manion's poem,

"Lullaby of the Ghetto, " in a 2018 issue.

The Illinois State Poetry Society (ISPS) is publishing to their website in August, 2016,

Bonnie Manion's poem, "Seeing with My Skin."  This poem was an exercise at one of the

first workshops she ever attended,  SDCWC in Pennsylvania.

The Penwood Review will publish Mrs. Manion's poem, "Rain at Noon," in their Fall, 2016 issue.

The Rockford Review  has published Bonnie's poem about Ireland in the Summer-Fall 2016 Issue.

Mrs. Manion's poem is titled, "Half-Standing."

Bonnie Manion, a member of the Chicago Poets and Patrons organization, attended their June poetry workshop.

Northern Stars Magazine in June, 2016, published Bonnie's poem, "Grandma's Garden," in the June 16th issue.  Mrs. Manion has had several poems published in this venue over the years.

www.illinoispoets.org/ will publish Bonnie's poem, "The Poet's Toolbox," on its website in mid-June.

The Oak is publishing Bonnie's poem, "Fifty Years to the Day," in its May issue. 

This poem was composed in 2003, her mother's final year on earth.

The Illinois State Poetry Society will add Bonnie's poem, "Rich," to its online site, www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems, in mid-April, 2016.  This poem was previously

published by The Rockford Review.

Bonnie's poem, "Equilibriium," will be added to the Illinois State Poetry Society's online website for member poems in February;, 2016.  www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems

 

Northstar Publishing has published Bonnie's poem, "Diversity from Mystery," in Star Poets, an exclusive

outlet for Northern Stars poetry of the highest calibre, in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue.

 

Illinois State Poetry Online has published Bonnie's poem, "Yesterday's Snow," in December, 2015 in its

catalog of member poems for winter.  http://www.illinois poets.org/memberpoems.

 

Time of Singing  will publish Bonnie's poem, "The Retreat" in its Winter Issue next month, January, 2016.

 

The Illinois State Poetry Society has published Bonnie's poem, "Along Juday Creek," 

online on its website, www.illinoispoets.com, in August, 2015.

 

The Rockford Review has published Bonnie Manion's poem, "Rich," in its summer edition in July, 2015.

 

 

The Illinois State Poetry Society website recently published Bonnie's "Poppy Fire" with

its llist of June 2015 member poems.  This one has had several previous publishers.

 

 

Time of Singing editor Lora Zill has given preliminary approval for "The Retreat"  for a

future issue.  This poem is similar to another recently selected for  The Oak.

 

The Rockford Review will publish Bonnie's poem, "Rich," in its Gala Summer 2015 issue.

 

The Aurorean has published its Spring and Summer 2015 issue including

Bonnie's poem, "Seen on a Picture-Perfect Midwest Day."

 

The Oak  has accepted Bonnie's new poem, "In Retreat," for publication in its Spring, 2015 issue.

 

The Illinois State Poetry Society will publish Bonnie's poem, "On a Hope and a Wing" on its website,  

www.illinoispoets.org/poems in mid-April, 2015.  This poem was first published by  Time of Singing.

 

Bonnie Manion will do  two poetry readings to celebrate National Poetry Month, 2015:  She will read some of her poetry at the Hoopeston, IL Public Library on April 17th at a program to comemorate Library Week as well as National Poetry Month.  Bonnie will also do a reading at the April meeting of the Women Making a Difference organization of greater Hoopeston, IL

The Illinois State Poetry Society website  (www.illinoispoets.org/poems ) will post Bonnie's poem, "The Demiseof  the Winter Coat."  This poem was a winner last year in a Rockford Writers Guild contest, and published in The Rockford Review

Bonnie's poem about her childhood  expeience of worship in a cathedral is laid out in

"Wonder and Awe," a poem first published in The Penwood Review, again published in

December, 2014 on the Illinois State Poetry Society website, www.illinoispoets.com/memberpoems

The Rockford Review will publish three poems of Mrs. Manion's in its Winter, 2015 edition: "Break of Day,"  "What Did Shane See?"  and  "Primeval Journey." 

Lullwater Review will include Bonnie Manion's poem, "Gravitas," in its Fall, 2014 issue.

The Illinois State Poetry Society's website, www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems , will publish Bonnie Manion's poem, "Wonder and Awe," on December 14, 2014.  This poem recentlyappearead in The Penwood Review.

The Penwood Review has in early November, 2014, published its Fall, 2014 issue (volume 18, number 2) with two of Bonnie Manion's poems,  "Wonder and Awe" and "Late Summer Redemption."   This is a new publisher for Mrs. Manion. 

 

 

IllinoisPoets.org/memberpoems will publish another Bonnie Manion poem in mid-October, "Red Grows the Sumac," previously published in The Oak.

The editorial board of Aries: A Journal of Creative Expression of Texas Wesleyan University has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Shutting Down,"  for publication in its 2014 issue, due to be released this Fall.

Bonnie has another poem up on AllPoetry.com called "Getting Older."

The Rockford Review, Summer-Fall, 2014 Edition, is off the press, and Bonnie's poem, "The Hunt," can be found on page 86.

The Illinois State Poetry Society will publish Bonnie's Manion's poem, "Terrazo,"online on August 14, 2014 on its website, www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems .

Time of Singing has published its Summer 2014 issue, including Bonnie's poem,

"Whispering Wind,"  on page 34.

Marquis Who's Who Publications again selected Bonnie J. Manion for inclusion in its forthcoming edition:

Who's Who in America 2015, 69th Edition,  scheduled to be published in September, 2014.

The Weekly Avocet online has added Bonnie's poem, "Oh, Magnolia!" to the collection in  its June 18, 2014 Issue #79, publishing poets on topics of nature and springtime.

Time of Singing, Wind and Water Press, will publish Bonnie's poem, "Whispering Wind,"  in Volume 41, Number 2, Summer 2014.

The Aurorean  will publish a poem by Mrs. Manion entitled "Seen on a Picture Perfect Midwest Day"  in its Spring/Summer 2015 issue printed in late April.                        

The Illinois State Poetry Society ( www.illinoispoets.org/pooems ) published Bonnie's poem,"Grandma's Garden,"  to its website of member poetry in mid-June, 2014.

Bonnie's poem, "Upon Awakening After Bypass Surgery," was added in April to the www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems  Illinois State Poetry Socety (ISPS) website.

Editor of The Penwood Review, Lori Cameron, has advised Bonnie that her poem, "Wonder and Awe," has been accepted for Fall publication in The Penwood Review.

The website www.AllPoetry.com/poems  has published over fifty poems by Bonnie Manion this Spring, most of which were previously published elsewhere.  All have received favorable viewer comments.

www.AllPoetry.com/poems   continues to add Bonnie's poetry on a daily basis.

Jeffrey Lee, Editor of www.PoetryAtlas.com/  has accepted another of Bonnie Manion's poetry for his online website of place poems. "The Trail to Anini Beach" was previously published by  www.illinoispoets.org/poems .

LONE STARS has published Bonnie's poems, "The Starrie Night" and "Red Grows the Sumac," in Issue #78 this winter. "The Starrie Night" won an Honorable Mention in LONE STARS' Light of the Stars Poetry Contest last Fall. "Red Grows the Sumac" was previously published in The Oak.

The All Poetry website has published a couple of Bonnie's poems: "Prayer of the Treetops" (which was previously published by Time of Singing), and "My God,"( which has had numerous publications). It is also printing "Harmony," a new poem.

Bonnie has another poem published in The Weekly Avocet, an online publication of nature poetry; "Spring Snow Shower" appears in Issure #65. Previously, The Weekly Avocet printed Bonnie's poem, "Fallinng Leaves, Falling Lives."

Mrs Manion's poem, "Shutting Down," was published in the Winter 2014 issue (vol. XXXIV, No. 2) of  Plainsongs Journal, a publication of Hastings College, Nebraska..

This week (December 18, 2013) www.TheWeeklyAvocet.org has published Bonnie's autumn poem, "Falling Leaves, Falling Lives."

The Illinois State Poetry Society online website will post Bonnie's poem, "Growing Up in the Fifties." in early December, 2013

The Weekly Avocet (online) is publishing Bonnie's poem, "Falling Leaves, Falling Lives," in Issue #53 online. This is the fourth different journal publication of this poem.

The Editor of Plainsongs journal, Hastings College, Nebraska, Ms.Laura Marvel Wonderlich, has advised Bonnie that her poem, "Shutting Down," will be published in January, 2014, in Volume 34, number 2 of Plainsongs.

Mrs. Manion has been advised that her Biography will appear in the Marquis 2014 Who's Who in America.

Bonnie's poem "Hebros" will be published to the Illinois State Poetry Society website www.illinoispoets.org the week of October 6, 2013. "Hebros" was previously published to the online website of place poems called www.PoetryAtlas. Bonnie has twenty poems published on that website about global places. She has more than thirty poems on the ISPS website.

Bonnie received notice from LONE STARS magazine that her poem, "In Praise of a Mother," is printed in Issue #77, just published in September, 2013. This poem was previously published in Storyteller Magazine.

Bonnie just received author-copies of the Septempber, 2013 issue of St. Anthony's Messenger with her poem, "Just a Tumbled Rock," published on their Poetry Page. This poem remembers the forever American trauma of September eleventh.

Northern Stars Magazine has published Mrs. Manion's poems, "Prayer of the Treetops" and "Sensing Spirituality," in issue M/J 13 this summer. The former was previously published in Time of Singing. "Sensing spirituality" is a new poem.

Nomad's Choir has publlished Bonnie's poem, "The Marriage Haiku," in its Summer, 2013 Quarterly issue.

The Illinois State Poetry Society will post member poems for August, 2013 next week, including Bonnie's "Fossilized Fancies." This poem has been previously published online on Poetry Atlas.

The Rockford Review, Summer Edition, 2013, contains two of Bonnie Manion's poems: "The Demise of the Winter Coat," and "I Thought I Was Dying, But All I Could Hear Was Laughing." Bonnie read aloud the second of these poems at the Open Mic at the RWG Gala at Cliffbreaker's Restaurant on July 14th. She sold some of her RWG Chapbook as well.

www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems published Bonnie's poem, "Her Chagrin," online in early June.

The Oak has publlished Mrs. Manion's poem, "Every Person," this Srping.

Time of Singing published "On A Hope and A Wing" in its Spring, 2013 issue.

The July issue of Saint Anthony's Messenger includes Bonnie's poem, "Erin Summer."

On July 14th, Bonnie and her husband will attend the Rockford Writers Guild's annual Gala in Rockford, Illinois. She will do a poetry recitation, sell her RWG-produced chapbook, Behind Prison Walls, on Authors Row, and celebrate poetry at a luncheon with other members and guests of the writers group.

Northern Stars Magazine ( Michigan) has announced that three of Mrs. Manion's poems were published in its March/April, 2013 issue. "Two Weeks In," "Hands," and "These Days" were all previously published.

The Illinois State Poetry Society will post Bonnie's poem, "Her Chagrin," to the ISPS website in early June. The link is www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems.

www.poetryatlas.com is publishing more of Bonnie Manion's poetry on its website. Her newest additions to this website of place poems are "Namako'lama," "Iowa River at Floodstage," "One Perfect Day," "Inexorable Flow," "Irish Solstice," "Fossilized Fancies," "Amish Shopping," and "I Thought I Was Dying, But All I Could Hear Was Laughing." "One Perfect Day," "Irish Solstice," and "Amish Shopping" were previously published. Poetry Editor Jeffrey Lee has accepted twenty of Manion's poems for this Poetry Atlas website out of England.

Bonnie's poems, "Amish Shopping," her recollection of childhood visits to Shipshewana, Indiana, previously published by Twilight Ending, and "Fossilized Fancies," about the famed Burgess Shale (fossil) Formation in British Columbia, Canada, wil lalso be added to the UK online Poetry Atlas soon. This makes sixteen place poems of Bonnie's about to be posted to Poetry Atlas this Spring!

Poetry Atlas has also accepted "Illinois Prairie" and "A Land Before Time.' The former first appeared on the www.Illinoispoets.org website, and the latter was first published in America magazine.

Jeffrey Lee, Editor of Poetry Atlas, an online website of poems about places worldwide, produced out of the United Kingdom, has accepted several of Mrs. Manion's "place poems" for Poetry Atlas. To visit this site, just Google Poetry Atlas, then find poet Bonnie Manion under M (author Header), or under the poem titles, listed below, or under places (worldwide). to find the words to her poetry there

Bonnie's poems newly listed on Poetry Atlas include: "Hebros," about Plovdiv, Bulgaria; "U Tri Psostru," about Prague, Czech Republic; "Hotel du Danube Saint Germaine," about Paris, France; "Niagara Falls," about these famous falls in the eastern USA; "Beside Lake Estes," about Estes Park, Colorado, USA; "From a Lake Michigan Bluff," about the eastern shore of Great Lake Michigan, USA; "Evening on Sugar Creek," about the sceanic river flowing through Turkey Run State Park, Indiana, USA; "Hale'lea," about the Hanale'i Valley of Kaua'i Island, Hawai'i, USA; "The Eye of The Sea," about snorkeling on the north shore of Kaua'i, Hawai'i, USA; and "I Thought I Was Dying, But All I Could Hear Was Laughing," about boogie-boarding in Moloa'a Bay, Kaua'i, Hawai'i, USA.

Poetry Atlas will also archive two poems about Ireland that Mrs. Manion previously published in another journal: "Driving to Clifden," and "Irish Solstice," published by The Storyteller.

The Hoopeston Illinois Public Library is celebrating National Poetry Month (April) with a local poetry display which includes Mrs. Manion's three Amazon.com chapbooks, Picture Healing, Glory in the Ordinary, and Floor of the Sky. Many of Bonnie Manion's published works are kept in the Illinois Room Archival Collections there. Bonnie was also featured in The Chronicle, a local newspaper, in an April, 2013 article about National Poetry Month.

Jeffrey Lee, of the online Poetry Atlas, advised Bonnie on April 8th that he will be happy to include her three poems about Europe in the Poetry Atlas site of world destinations described in poetry, this website maintained from the U.K. Her poems are "Hebros," about Plovdiv, Bulgaria, "U Tri Psostru," about Prague, Czech Republic, and "Hotel du Danube Saint Germaine," about Paris, France.

Editor Lora Zill, Time of Singing, advised Bonnie today that her poem, "On Hope and a Wing," is included in Volume 40, Number 1, Spring 2013 of this literary quarterly.

The Oak has accepted another poem from Mrs. Manion for publication soon, her poem entitled "Every Person."

Connie Kuntz of The Rockford Review advised Mrs. Manion yesterday that her poem, "I Thought I Was Dying, But All I Could Hear Was Laughing." will be published in the next edition of TRR.

The Rockford Writers Guild recently announced winners of the "Winter Coats Poetry Contest." Of seventy entries, 20 were chosen to receive cash awards and publication in the next issue of The Rockford Review. Bonnie's poem, "The Demise of the Winter Coat," was among the winners.

Bonnie's poem, "A Late Snow," previously published by Creative With Words, will be posted to the illinoispoets.org/memberpoems online website of the Illinois State Poetry Society the first week of April, 2013.

Milo Rosebud, Editor of LONE STARS Magazine, advised Mrs Manion recently that her poem, "Becoming One Today," was chosen for publication in its Winter Edition. This poem was previously published by Penned from the Heart.

Northern Stars Magazine (North Star Publishing) has published three of Mrs. Manion's poems in their Fall, 2012 Quarterly; these poems are "Poppy Fire," "Whispering Wind," and "One Perfect Day." "Poppy Fire" has been published several times previously.

Lora Zill, Editor of Time of Singing, wrote Bonnie that Volume 39, Number 3, Winter 2012/2013 includes Bonnie's poem, "The Party." Issues can be ordered at www.timeofsinging.com .

Poet Bonnie Manion now has books available on www.Amazon.com.   In a collaboration with the illustrator, her sister Jeanine Malaney, Bonnie has produced three small popular-style booklets of her poetry for sale in Amazon Books.  They are titled Picture Healing, Floor of the Sky, and Glory in the Ordinary.   Brother-in-law Dale Maalaney (who created and maintains this website) formatted her books and negotiated the Amazon listing.  Here is a direct link to Bonnie and Jeanine's Amazon listing for these books: www.Amazon.com

Editor Connie Kuntz of The Rockford Review wrote Bonnie that her poem, "The Day Trixie Died," will appear in the 2013 Winter-Spring edition.

The Illinois State Poetry Society Online (www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems ) will post Bonnie's poem, "After the Storm," to their December 2012 additions to this website of member poetry. This poem was first published by Bellowing Ark.

The Storyteller magazine has accepted "In Praise of a Mother" for thier Jan/Feb/Mar 2013 issue.

The Oak has advised Bonnie that her poem, "Red Grows the Sumac," will appear in the January, 2013 issue of that poetry journal out of Rock Island, Illinois.

Bonnie has a previously published poem up on the Illinois State Poetry Society website, added this month to their member poems of October, 2012: "Falling Leaves, Falling Lives." Besides reading this poem here, under Bonnie's Poems tab, it can also be viewed at www.illinoispoets.org/ .

Nomad's Choir has published Bonnie's prose poem about earthquakes (in memory of both the China and the Haiti quakes) in their latest Quarterly (Vol. 20, Issue 4). The poem is entitled, "What I Felt, What I Heard."

Marquis Who's Who Publications has advised Mrs. Manion she will be included in Who's Who in America 2013.

Time of Singing quarterly has published two of Bonnie's poems in its Summer, 2012 edition: "Wildflowers of the Midwest" and "Chasing Butterflies." TOS is the first publisher of each of these poems.

The Rockford Review, Gala Edition, has published Bonnie's poem, "The Daily Start of My Ordinary Life" in July, 2012.

The Illinois State Poetry Society is publishing online Bonnie's poem, "Intersections," the week of August 6th, reached at www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems

Mrs. Manion attended the 2012 St. David's Christian Writers Conference at Grove City College, PA last week, winning an Honorable Mention in the Serious Poem Category for her poem, "Winning." The Poetry Seminar was taught by her friend, renowned poet Barbara Crooker, winner of 29 Pushcart nominations, author of three books of poetry and ten chapbooks, a poet frequently read on Garrison Keillor's "Writers' Almanac."

The Coal City Review is publishing Bonnie's poems, "Two Weeks In" and "Aborted Fetuses" in Issue 30, to be released in July, 2012. Both poems have been previously published, and the first an award-winner.

The Illinois State Poetry Society website, www.illinoispoets.org/ has published Bonnie's poem, "Gillette Memories," in its roster of member poems added in June, 2012.

St. Anthony's Messenger has published Bonnie's poem, "Sailing the Ocean Air," on the Poetry Page of its May, 2012, issue of this monthly Catholic magazine. To see the words to this poem, and the others printed over the years in St. Anthony's Messenger, click on the Publishers tab on the top of this webpage, then click on St. Anthony's Messenger, then click on this one of the poems that have appeared in this venue to read the words to the poem. Some forty other publishers of Mrs. Manion's poetry are also listed there, with the poems they have published listed under each publisher. There is also a Poems tab with a complete list (choose either by alphabetical or by subject catagory) of Mrs. Manion's published poetry.

The Editor of The Rockford Review advised Bonnie in April, 2012 that her poem, "The Daily Start of My Ordinary Life," will be published in its Gala (Summer) Edition this July.

Bonnie today received a letter of acceptance from the Editor of The Storyteller magazine advising her that this journal will publish her poem, "Grandma's Garden," in its upcoming April/May/June 2012 issue.

The Illinois State Poetry Society website, www.illinoispoets.org will publish Bonnie's poem, "Letting Loose" in early April, 2012.

St. Anthony's Messenger published Bonnie's poem, "Joy," in their February, 2012 issue of this monthly Catholic magazine.

Nomad's Choir selected Bonnie's "Marriage Haiku" for a future issue of that poetry publication.

Time of Singing is holding "Wildflowers of the Midwest" and "Chasing Butterflies" for consideration by their Editorial Board.

The Illinois State Poetry Society (illinoispoets.org) will publish Bonnie's poem, "Hale'lea," to their online website in early February, 2012. This poem extols the beauty of Kauai's (HI) Hanalei Valley ("House of Beauty") on the island's north shore, a favorite visiting place of the poet.

Scott Hagler advised Bonnie that all three of her submissions were accepted for the 2011 Sacred Arts Festival Anthology, Poetry of the Spirit 2011 (vol. vi). The poems are: "Some of Life's Mysteries," "Fields of Praise," and "Our Incomparable God."

The website of the Illinois State Poetry Society, www.illinoispoets.org , will publish Bonnie's poem, "On the Importance of Wonder," the week of December 4, 2011.

Editor Chris Hefron of St. Anthony's Messenger advised Bonnie today (November 15) he is purchasing her poem, "Joy," for future use in that monthly catholic magazine.

A new book of poetry, A Light Breakfast, launches on December 4th in Glencoe, IL, with Bonnie Manion as one of the contibutors (for her poem, "Lemon"). Poetric License is publishing the book.

Bonnie's poems, "Baby's Love," " Fairy Arbor," and "Autumn Immolation" will soon appear in Kelly Epperson's new book.

Bonnie's poem, "To Everything a Season," will be published in the Christian Devotional, Penned from the Heart, vol.xviii, Son-Rise Publications.

Editor Jana Carman advised Mrs. Manion today that Bonnie's poem, "To Everything a Season," will be used on May 16, 2012 in the Christian Devotional, Penned from the Heart, SonRise Publications

Milo Rosebud, Editor of the Texas poetry journal, Lone Stars Magazine, September first advised Bonnie that her poem, "Remembering the Flood," is now in print in Issue #69

Arlyn Miller, Editor of Poetic License, has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Lemon," for publication soon.

The Illinois State Poetry Society has published their 20ith Anniversary Anthology of member poetry entitled Distilled Lives. Mrs. Manion has two award-winning poems in this anthology: "Embers," and "The Gift."

The poem, "Embers," is also posted to the ISPS website for August, 2011 and can be read online at: www.illinoispoets.org/memberpoems .

Connie Kuntz, Editor of The Rockford Review, in Vol. XXX, No.2, did a Book Review of Mrs. Manion's recently published chapbook, Behind Prison Walls. This is what she had to say: "Startling collection of poetry by the mother of a convicted sex offender. Reading Manion's poetry is like looking into a snake pit and I mean that as a compliment. While the initial shock of her poetry is disturbing, "Abortted Fetuses was the name of his high school wanabee instrumental rock group..." the overall effect is hopeful. "Forgiveness would wash like a shower, could ease my regrets..." Manion's poetry could engender excellent discussion among teens, parents, educators as well as anyone willing to discuss the ugly realities of sexual misconduct. This is not poetry to judge or ignore. This is poetry to heed."

Nomad's Choir has published "Within Prison Walls," a poem by Bonnie Manion, in its Summer 2011 edition, Vol.19 Issue 3. This poem is part of the collection appearing in her recently published chapbook, Behind Prison Walls.

Bonnie's award-winning poem, "Embers," which celebrates her 50-year marriage to husband Paul Manion, will be published online on the Illinois State Poetry Society website, www.illinoispoets.org/member poems for August, 2011.

Lora Zill, Editor of Time of Singing, a Christian Journal of Poetry, advised Bonnie that her poem, "Fear," will appear in Volume 38 this summer. Ms Zill is also Director of the Saint David Christian Writers' Conference, held each June in Pennsylvania, which Mrs. Manion has attended several times.

Pegasus Literary Journal has accepted two more of Bonnie's poems for future publication: "Microwave Wisdom" and "Seared Memories."

The Illinois State Poetry Society 20ith Anniversary Anthology, entitled Distilled Lives, will include two award-winning poems by Bonnie Manion: "The Gift" and "Embers." Copies of the book are available for $15.00; if desired, please advise Bonnie ASAP. The ISPS website, with many poems by Bonnie and other members, can be reached at www.illinoispoets.org/.

The Illinois State Poetry Society will publish Bonnie's poem, "Just out of Sight," online in June at www.illinoispoets.org/.

The Rockford Review, in its summer Gala Edition, will publish Bonnie's poem, "Resurrection." Also in it, a Review of her recent chapbook, Behind Prison Walls.

Joshua Meander, Editor of Nomad's Choir Poetry Journal, advised Bonnie on April 30th that he will publish her poem, What I Felt, What I Heard.

Editor Brian Daldorph advised Bonnie that he will publish two of her poems, "Two Weeks In" and "Aborted Fetuses," in the next issue of the Coal City Review, an annual literary journal, publication of the English Dept, University of Kansas.

The Rockford Review, Gala Edition, will publish "Resurrection" in summer, 2011.

The Oak published Bonnie's poem,"Outside My Door" this spring.

The Storyteller has published Mrs. Manion's poem, "Poppy Fire."

The Pegasus Review published "Our Pride and Joy" poem this winter.

U of Iowa 2010 Summer Writing Festival Anthology includes Bonnie's "Museum of Wolves" poem, one she receited at an Open Mic night on campus, and which also appears in her new Chapbook, Behind Prison Walls.

Bonnie's poem, "These Days" will appear on the Illinois State Poetry Society website for Members' poems in February, 2011.

Bonnie Manion's poetry awards for 2010: New Millenium Writings Contest semi-finalist (one of 250 out of 1400 submissions to the contest to make it to this stage) for her poem, "Embers."

Also, Honorable Mention by Lone Stars Magazine for her poem, "Our First Thousand Days."

St. Anthony Messenger monthly catholic magazine published Bonnie's poem, "Wide Open Spaces" in their January, 2011 issue. Also, Lone Stars Magazine published two more of her poems, "Our First Thousand Days" and "Lost," in Issue #68.

Bonnie's newest music CD, Once Upon A Time, has been produced by the Bob Wilson Studio in her hometown. These pieces are another group of her classical-type piano compositions with a nostalgic, easy listening flavor. This group evokes childhood. Jill Prasse is again the pianist.

The Illinois State Poetry Society, www.illinoispoets.org , has posted Member Poems for December, 2010. Bonnie Manion has "The Gift" newly posted there, a former First Place award-winning poem, and previously published by Time of Singing.

Editor Joshua Meander of Nomad's Choir has advised Bonnie that her poem, "Within Prison Walls," will be published in their Summer, 2011 issue. This poem, along with 25 others, are being published as a chapbook.

Twenty-six poems of Bonnie's Behind Prison Walls collection are being published as a chapbook by the Rockford Writers' Guild Press this winter; the book will be available soon for purchase through PayPal on her website, www.BonnieManion.com .

Mrs. Manion has had another poem accepted for publication: Oak (and Gray Squirrel) editor, Betty Mowery, is taking " Outside My Door," for the April, 2011 issue of Oak, a Rock Island, IL. literary magazine.

Mrs. Manion has had another poetry acceptance, this by the Rockford (Illinois) Writers' Guild for their Anthology. Connie Kuntz, Managing Editor of The Rockford Review, emailed Bonnie November 7th that the RWG Editorial Board "truly appreciated your haunting poem, "The Sentencing Hearing."

Bonnie's poetry submitted to the Sacred Arts Festival at Durango, CO was all accepted for their "Poetry for the Spirit" 2010 Anthology. Bonnie's three poems in this volume: "Our Spiritual Divorce," " With Tenderness Told," and " Falling Leaves, Falling Lives."

The Illinois State Poetry Society has published Bonnie's poem, "Our 44th Wedding Anniversary," on its website in the section for October, 2010, Poems by Members. This poem was first published by PK's Advocate.

The Pegasus Review has in September accepted Bonnie's poem, "Our Pride and Joy." for their 2011 July issue on Parents.

The Storyteller Magazine will publish Bonnie's poem, "Poppy Fire," in its Jan/Feb/Mar 2011 issue.

Bonnie's early poem, "Wildflowers of the Midwest," was just published on the www.IllinoisStatePoetrySociety.com website for members' poetry.

LONE STARS Magazine has published Bonnie Manion's poem, "Suspended," this summer in Issue #67.

Nomad's Choir published Bonnie's poem, "Going to the Mountain," in its Summer 2010 issue, Vol. 18 Issue 3, this month, July, 2010.

Mrs. Manion has been advised by Marquis Who's Who that she is included in the new 2010-2011 Edition of Who's Who of Americaan Women.

Editor Chris Hefron wrote to Bonnie, "I am buying "Wide Open Spaces" for St. Anthony's Messenger magazine for a future issue.

www.IllinoisStatePoetrySociety.org will publish Bonnie's poem, "Chosen Child," on theirwebsite the week of June 13th, in the space there for Member Poems.

Bonnie Manion poem, "Chosen Child," will be published to the Web in mid-June on the www.IllinoisStatePoetrySociety.org site

Bonnie will attend a Poetry Workshop at the University of Iowa's Summer Writing Festival from July 18-23rd, taught by Douglas Goetsch of Jane Street Press.

America Magazine printed Bonnie's poem, "A Land Before Time," in their May 10th issue. Hers was the featured poem of that issue of this national weekly Jesuit magazine of newsworthy Catholic and issue-oriented articles. America is a one hundred year old weekly literary magazine published by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

Bellowing Ark published Bonnie Manion's poems, "Green Is Forever," "After the Storm," and "Embers" in its Winter, 2010 issue, and "Embers" also in its January issue.

"What I Believe" is now up on the www.IllinoisStatePoetrySociety.org website for April member poems. Bonnie has a dozen other poems there as well as a short Bio on the ISPS site.

Reader, be sure to check out Bonnie's Poem of the Month on the right margin of this site's home page. Just click on any month to read the poem for that month. Click on any tab at the top to see and then select items under each tab. For instance, clicking on Poems will bring up all Bonnie's published poetry, and then clicking on an individual poem will bring up the words to it.

Or, clicking on Publications will bring up all the venues where Bonnie has been published. Then clicking on one of them will bring up all her poems which that publication has printed, and clicking on any poem will then bring up the words to it. Clicking on the Music tab at the top will bring up titles to Bonnie's original piano compositions that have been recorded, and then clicking on any song title will bring up the script or musical notation for it.

Mrs. Manion just received a copy of the Creative with Words Spring, 2010 Anthology called "There Is Always Time," in which Bonnie's poem, "Recipe for a Universe," appears on Page 13.

Mrs. Manion's poem, "During Chemo" was published in Plainsongs, journal of the Department of English, Hastings College, Winter 2010 issue, vol.xxx, number 2.

Illinois State Poetry Society Online will publish "What I Believe" in April. It was previously published by Lutheran Digest and by The Shepherd.

PrayerWorks published Bonnie's poem,"True Praise," on January 3, 2010 in their weekly.

Lone Stars Magazine accepted three of Mrs. Manion's poems for future publication: "Suspended," "Remembering the Flood," and "Lost."

St. Anthony's Messenger published Bonnie's poem, "A Candlewick," in their March 2010 issue of that national Catholic monthly magazine.

Time of Singing accepted the poem "Fear" for a future issue of that respected bi-monthly literary journal.

America, the Jesuit national catholic weekly journal, has contracted with Mrs. Manion for first rights to use of her poem, "A Land before Time," for future use in the magazine and at their online site.

Pegasus took Bonnie Manion's poem "My Passion" for a future issue of that Quarterly literary journal.

Creative with Words Publications accepted Bonnie's "Recipe for a Universe" for its thematic anthology, There Is Always Time, to be on the market by mid-March, dated Jan/Feb 2010.

Bellowing Ark accepted more poems from Mrs. Manion recently: "After the Storm" and "Green Is Forever" were taken (first rights to print) for a future issue.

Saint Anthony's Messenger, a national catholic monthly magazine of 300,000 circulation, has published Bonnie's poem entitled "Making Music" in its February, 2010 issue. This piece celebrates creativity and the piano.

Nomad's Choir has accepted Bonnie's poem,"Within Prison Walls," for future publication.

The Illinois State Poetry Society Online will publish Mrs. Manion's poem, "The Lemon," in early February on their website for member poems.

Time of Singing has published Bonnie's poem, "Your Irish Sweater," in its Winter, 2010 issue.

Penned from the Heart Devotional,volumn xvi, is on the market now, with Bonnie's poem, "Whence this World" appearing for April 23 (2010). It is produced by Son-Rise Publications.

The Shepherd has published Bonnie's poem, "What I Believe," first published by The Lutheran Digest.

The Illinois State Poetry Society has put up member poems on their website for December, 2009, including Bonnie Manion's, "Out of the Storm."

The Oak has accepted "Poppy Fire" for its April issue. This poem, along with "Hands" and "A Red Blouse" were published last month (Nov. 2009) in Bellowing Ark.

"You" was also published in November by A Cornucopia, Anthology of Creative with Words, as was "Your Irish Sweater" in St. Anthony's Messenger.

Music notations for Bonnie's unrecorded Third Concerto, "Parade of the Hours," and her 2009 Sonata, "Little Norah," can now be found under the Music Tab at the top of this website, along with her other recorded music.

The Illinois State Poetry Society website is adding Bonnie's compelling narative poem, "Out of the Storm," to its online site this week in December, 2009. Jump directly there by clicking on www.illinoisstatepoetrysociety.com

The Poetry Editor of St. Anthony's Messenger is purchasing two more poems of Bonnie's for future publication: "Just a Tumbled Rock" and "A Candlewick"

The Poetry Editor of America magazine, the national Jesuit weekly journal of issues and ideas, has advised Mrs. Manion that he is "happy to accept" her poem, "A Land before Time," for future publication. He calls her images "vivid." America published Bonnie's poem "Two Weeks In" last year.

Creative With Words Publications has accepted Mrs. Manion's poem, "You," for their Oct/Nov 2009 Anthology, Cornucopia.

St. Anthony's Messenger, a national Catholic monthly of 300,000 subscriptions, has published another of Bonnie's poems in their November, 2009 issue: "Your Irish Sweater."

This poem and about 200 others of Bonnie's published poetry can be viewed from the Poems Tab of this website. Poems is set up to access her poetry by either subject categories or alphabetically by title. Simply click on any poem title to read it. The Publications Tab lists all her various literary venues, and clicking on any of them will bring up titles of all Bonnie's poems published by each publisher. Clicking on any poem will then bring up the poem.

Ms. Manion received word from Editor Laura Marvel Wunderlich of the Plainsongs, journal of the English Department of Hastings College, Nebraska, that they will include Bonnie's poem, "During Chemo," in a future issue of the thrice-yearly publication, probably in January, 2010 (volume 30, number 2). This poem won a Juror's Choice Award last year at The Sacred Arts Festival's Poetry of the Spirit contest at St Mark's, Duraango, CO.

Editor Robert Ward has notified Bonnie Manion that he will publish four more of her poems in a future issue of Bellowing Ark: "Poppyfire," "Hands," "Embers," and "A Red Blouse" have all been selected for first publication in Bellowing Ark.

The Illinois State Poetry Society has published Bonnie's poem, "Amish Shopping," first published in Twilight Ending, at their online member site earlier in the month (October 2009). Read Bonnie's biography and her many poems published on this website by connecting with www.illinoisstatepoetrysociety.com .

The Eclectics! has published Bonnie's poem," Fireflies," in their September, 2009 edition, Vol. 15.

Bonnie taught a poetry workshop for the Pagosa Springs ( CO ) Arts Council on Monday, September 28th. She attended the St. Mark's, Durango, CO, Sacred Arts Festival, reading her own poetry Saturday evening, October 3, 2009. Bonnie's poem, "Chrissie's Garden," received an Honorable Mention Award and will appear in the festival's booklet, Poetry for the Spirit, along with the other two poems she submitted. All were elected for the annual Anthology

Bonnie has had a poem accepted by the devotional Penned From the Heart for its 2010 issue. "Whence This World" has been accepted for the date of April 23, 2010 in the next issue of Penned. She will be one of 101 contributors to this Devotional.

The Oak and Grey Squirrel will publish "Just a Tumbled Rock" in the April, 2010 issue of that Quarterly. Shepherd will publish " "What I Believe" in the December, 2009 issue of that inspirational digest.

Bonnie has been advised she will be listed in Marquis' "Who's Who in the World, 2010."

St. Anthony's Messenger is purchasing two of Bonnie's poems for future publication in this national Catholic monthly: "Your Irish Sweater" and "Making Music."

The Pegasus Review, a literary quarterly, will publish "Hope," in addition to "Anger," in their October, 2009 issue.

The Illinois State Poetry Society Online published "Sale of a 1997 Jaguar" in early August (their current page of member poems); and Iowa Writes, University of Iowa's web arts forum called Daily Palette, published "First Time, Last Time" on August 5, 2009 online.

Bonnie earned a Juror's Choice Award and an Honorable Mention for two of her entries in the 2008 Sacred Arts Festival Poetry for the Spirit contest at Durango, CO, "During Chemo" and "A Night Like this."

The Pegasus Review has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Anger," for their October Quarterly.

Bonnie had a great week at the 2009 St. David's Christian Writers Conference at Grove City College, PA. While at the conference, Bonnie won two awards in contests: A Second Place in Persuasive Nonfiction (Op Ed)-- which, for Bonnie , was a piece of poetry; and a Third Place in Serious Poetry.

The Illinois State Poetry Society published Mrs. Manion's poem, "Entering Old Age," in December, 2008, and her poem, "Hope," in February, 2009 on the ISPS website.

Bonnie's poem, "First Time, Last Time" will be published online August 5, 2009 by the     University of Iowa's Daily Palette.  To read this poem on the date above, just go to:  www.uiowa.edu  and click on Daily Palette.

The Illinois State Poetry Society Online is publishing Bonnie's poem, "The Wall You Built" on their website in early June, 2009. To read her poem on their website, just go to: www.IllinoisStatePoetrySociety.com and click on Member Poems added in June, 2009.

The well-regarded annual, produced independantly by some faculty of Eastern Illinois University, called Karamu, has published Bonnie's poem, "Aborted Fetuses," in its Spring, 2009 edition, Volumn XXI, No.2. This poem, along with a hundred fifty others of her published works, can be found under the Poems Tab of this website.

Bonnie's poem, "First Time, Last Time," was accepted for online publication by The University of Iowa's Daily Palette.

Bonnie's poem, "Some of Life's Mysteries," was last month published by PrayerWorks, an evangelical protestant bi-monthly publication.

The National Catholic Reporter has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Dissonance," for future use in this twice-monthly church news publication.

Nomad's Choir Quarterly has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Going to the Mountain," for a future issue.

The Illinois State Poetry Society has published another poem by Bonnie Manion on their website, the award-winning "Two Weeks In," a poem first published last October in America Magazine.

Bonnie will attend a writers' conference sponsored by the St. David's Christian Writers Assn. in Pennsylvania this June.

Bonnie will teach a short poetry seminar for the Pagosa Springs CO Arts council in September.

The Illinois State Poetry Society published Mrs. Manion's poem, "Entering Old Age,"  in December, 2008, and her poem, "Hope,"  in February, 2009 on the ISPS website.

St. Anthony's Messenger, a national catholic monthly, published
Bonnie's poem "September Song" in their September, 2008 issue. 

Bonnie's poem, "Two Weeks In" appeared in the October 20, 2008 issue of America Magazine, the Jesuit national catholic weekly.

St. Anthony's Messenger, a popular national Catholic monthly, has purchased first rights to another Bonnie Manion poem, "Sailing the Ocean of Air," for their publication. This makes a dozen of Bonnie's poems accepted by St. Anthony's Messenger over the past eight years.

America magazine, the national Catholic weekly, has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Two Weeks In,"  for publication soon.  

The Illinois State Poetry Society will add Bonnie's poem, "Carousel,"  to their website  the second week of October.

St. Anthony's Messenger National Catholic Monthly has published Bonnie's poem, "September Song,"  in their September 2008 issue.  It can be found under the Poems Tab of this website, filed under Nostalgic Poems

Karamu published  "Feeling the Cold" in May;  PK's Advocate published "A Horse, Of Course" in June/July;  The Illinois State Poetry Society website published "Ireland in Summer"  in June; Bonnie will attend an Iowa Summer Writing Festival (U of IA) poetry workshop with poet Douglas Goetsch in July. The University cancelled all June classes due to flood conditions at Iowa City, IA.

The 2008 annual, Karamu, has published Bonnie's poem, "Feeling the Cold" in May, 2008.

Spring, 2008, Plainsongs has published Bonnie's poem, "In This Moment" last month.

The Illinois State Poetry Society published Bonnie's, "Affectionately Yours" in April, and published "Ireland in Summer" in June, 2008.

PK's Advocate published Bonnie's, "A Horse, Of Course" in its June/July issue.

Mrs. Manion will attend the Iowa Summer Writing Festival workshop on "Poetry Process" from         June 22-27th.

Bonnie's poem, "A Horse, Of Course,"  has been accepted for publication in PK's Advocate, a poetry and news tabloid disseminated on the East Coast, for later this year.

Hastings College of Nebraska has published Bonnie's poem, "In This Moment,"  in its Plainsongs Journal  this month, May, 2008.

To celebrate April as Poetry Month, Mrs. Manion was asked to read some of her poetry to several English classes at Hoopeston Area (Illinois) Middle School during April, as well as teach some of the basics of the art of writing poetry to these seventh and eighth grade students.

Bonnie's poem, "In This Moment," will be published by the journal PLAINSONGS  of the Hastings College Fine Arts Dept. in May, 2008.

My poem, "Aborted Fetuses," has been accepted for the Annual, Karamu Journal of Eastern Illinois University, for its Spring, 2009 issue.

Karamu will publish "Feeling The Cold" later this Spring, in May, 2008.

The Illinois State Poetry Society (ISPS) has published "Everyman" in February, and will publish "Affectionately Yours" in April on its website.

Time of Singing will publish Bonnie's poem, "Forgetting How to Pray" in Volume 34, Number 23, Winter 2007.

"Two Weeks In", won a Third Place in the Illinois State Poetry Society 2007 poetry contest in the Free Verse category. The Judge commented: "This poem...has the kind of terrifying efficiency that takes a reader's breath away.  Direct, honest, courageous." 

Another BJM poem has been published : Worthy Is the Lamb, in PrayerWorks, a ministry of The Master's Work.

Bonnie J. Manion will be Marquis Who's Who in America, 2008 Edition.

Bonnie had four poems read aloud during the Sacred Arts Festival in Durango, CO  on Poetry Night, September 15, and these poems also  will appear in a commemorative booklet from the 2007 Festival:  The Host of Heaven, A Place I Go, The Face of Christ, and One in the Spirit.

The music notations of Bonnie's lovely piano compositions may now be viewed from the Music tab of this website. Simply click on any piece, and all the pages of the composition will be brought up in order.  New arrangements and performances of her music are encouraged; but please advise us of same, sending the new arrangements to the address under the Contact tab.  Please note her absolute copyright to these original compositions, and give credit to Composer Bonnie J. Manion.

St. Anthony's Messenger monthly has purchased "Erin Summer" for future publication. 

The thrice-yearly journal of Hastings College in Nebraska, Plainsongs, has accepted Bonnie's poem, "In This Moment," for a future issue. 

The Illinois State Poetry Society website is publishing Bonnie's poem,"My God," this month.

Bonnie will conduct a 3-hour poetry-writing workshop for the Pagosa Springs, CO. Arts Council on September 27, 20007

Illinois State Poetry Society (ISPS) is publishing Bonnie's hybrid poem, "A Daughter, A Son" on their poetry website in August.

PKA's Advocate has published "Our 44th Anniversary" in their August/September 2007 issue.

Bellowing Ark has published "An Autumn Drive in the Country" in their July/August 2007 issue.

The Storyteller has accepted Bonnie's poem, "Driving to Clifden," for their quarterly international magazine--July/August/September, 2007 issue.?

St. Anthony's Messenger has published Bonnie's poem, "Afternoon Chapel Glow," in the July, 2007 issue of their popular Catholic monthly magazine.

PKA's Advocate has published my poem, "Chocolate Covered Raisins" in its June/July 2007 issue.

Illinois State Poetry Society has published my poem, "Wings II (Flown Away)" on its website, www.illinoispoets.com this month.

Bellowing Ark Journal has accepted Bonnie's poem, "An Autumn Drive In The Country" for future publication. 

Illinois State Poetry Society (ISPS) will have an added poem of Bonnie's, "Flown Away/Wings II", online next week on the ISPS website.

Bonnie's poem "Feeling The Cold" has been accepted by Karamu Poetry Journal for publication in their Spring, 2008 issue.

Alan Harris, the tech person for the Illinois State Poetry Society (ISPS), is making a link from my Bio and Poems on their website

More poetry accepted (May, 2007) for publication:  "Our 44th Anniversary" and "Chocolate Covered Raisins" accepted by PKA's Advocate, a poetry journal, for future publication.

Also, notice that Bonnie will appear in Marquis' Who's Who in the World 25th Silver Anniversary Edition, 2008.

 

 

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