Browsing: Jennifer Martelli

Isolation

Curated by Jennifer Martelli and Cindy Veach Isolation Welcome to the Mom Egg Review June VOX “Isolation” folio. It doesn’t take a pandemic to create isolation. Grief and depression can cause it, as can bullying and separation. Motherhood…

Book Reviews

Review by Jennifer Martelli In her prose poem #59, Sonia Greenfield asks What is it about a sick boy that renders him gorgeous? . . . . Is it how I can gather all of your heat to me and…

Book Reviews

Review by Jennifer Martelli In her poem, “Hurricane Necklace,” Rebecca Hart Olander writes Remember how you made those block cities, and my boyfriend knocked them down for you with a strand of Mardi Gras beads, shiny purple…

Motherhood and Guilt

Motherhood and Guilt A MER VOX Folio Curated by Jennifer Martelli and Cindy Veach Is guilt inevitable when a mother spends time focusing on something other than her child/children? Is feeling guilty just part of the deal – one of…

Silver Linings

Silver Linings An MER VOX Folio Curated by Jennifer Martelli and Cindy Veach Since the 2016 election, the news has been mostly terrible. Both online and offline we have been barraged 24/7 by an overwhelming level of toxicity. We’d…

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Janet McCann Do you like poems about America’s past that evoke a Rockwellesque landscape, then curl up and scratch the back of your neck? I do. But if that’s what you are looking for, this collection isn’t it.…

Online Quarterly

MER VOX Quarterly – Summer 2018 On Mothering Grown Children – A fiction, poetry, and prose folio curated by Peg Alford Pursell Featured writers: Maria Benet Jacqueline Doyle Rebecca Foust Linda Michel-Cassidy Stephanie Noble Daye Phillippo Dorothy Rice Angela Narciso…

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