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… until the stone was bleached and pale,
and steps began to blend with sky.
Now the walls were smooth; a veil
of time and wind and life’s travails
had polished them, and so would I.
At once transcendent and accessible, Sandler’s writing gives voice to her generation of Baby Boomers and their elders. She illuminates their shared concerns over the passage of time and fading idealism, the death of parents, and loss of the environment, while maintaining hope for wisdom yet to come. Sandler often writes in classic forms to honor poetry’s roots while also addressing contemporary issues. Read more…
- In Fine Lines, Spring 2019, “After the Climate Changes.“
- In Adelaide, October 2019, “Wish I Didn’t Know Now,” “The Sense of A Tree,” and “I Should Have Asked All the People I Loved.”
- In The Literary Nest, January 2019, “Tiger Fire.”
- In The Society of Classical Poets Journal, April, 2019, “The Conch Shell,” December 2018, “Tiger Fire.”
- In the MOON Magazine, October 2018, “Begin Again to Rig the Mast,” and “Deep Forest Wind,” and in April 2019, “This Grief of Mine,” and “My Father’s Grave.”
- In Mused – the BellaOnline Literary Review, July, 2019, “Wednesday Night,” and “Dear Forest, Please Forgive Me”; September, 2018, “Begin Again to Rig the Mast.”
- In Acumen Literary Journal, U.K., “Flat as a Prairie,” in Fall 2019, short-listed in Spring 2019 for “Return to a Canyon.” Published in Issue 91, May 2018, poem entitled “Precious Seconds,” and Issue 92, October 2018, “Begin Again to Rig the Mast.”
- In Westward Quarterly, Summer 2019, “The Conch Shell,” May 2018, “Playgrounds of the Sixties,” and August, 2018, “Seven Seagulls.”