Cannot check yes no or even may… be Not boy Not girl Not young Not old I am the space between Beyond the outlier A distant frontier yet undiscovered Seeking only my answers Finding only my questions Looking for definition along the blurred edges Not in the trimmed hedges I am not fenced in But I am not growing wild I am Boxed in and Locked out I am not A or B I am Lines Left Blank I am Unnamed I yearn for contentment Instead I am the movement The transition The search
Ande Johnson moved to Leavenworth, Kansas in 2019 to be closer to family while homeschooling his son, Wilder. In addition to working on his MPA with plans to attend law school, Ande nurtures a variety of eclectic hobbies as a worm farmer, squirrel rescuer, autism enthusiast, apprentice potter, Excel wizard, camping professional, straw bale gardener, and tarantula dad.
November Editor, Ronda Miller was State President of Kansas Authors Club, 2018 – 2019, Miller has three full length books of poetry: Going Home: Poems from My Life, MoonStain and WaterSigns and chapbook Winds of Time. Miller’s first children’s book, I Love the Child, was published 12/13/2019. The book’s illustrator is Katie Wiggins, a found cousin. I Love the Child, won first place for The Children’s Books Award at the Kansas Authors Club State convention, October, 2020.
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