Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Heron Tree

Probably some of you have seen a tree full of herons. I saw one once in a wetlands area on the way to an away volleyball tournament. Wooee, I can already tell it's a Random Coinciday in the blog, as well as a Fat Tuesday of yummy news, mainly about Heron Tree, a new poetry journal.

Thanks to Chris Harshaw for the grey heron!

The editors of Heron Tree are Sandy Longhorn, Chris Campolo, and Rebecca Resinski.  Sandy Longhorn is a poet I met in the blogosphere, featured at Escape Into Life, and then got to meet in person at the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference in Chicago this year! She blogs at Myself the Only Kangaroo Among the Beauty, an Emily Dickinson-ism!

If you are a poet, you will want to submit work, according to the Heron Tree guidelines, between now and December 1st!

It's often good to send early in a reading period, and early in the life of a journal, so hop to it (as the Kangaroo might say!)!

Thanks to Fir0002/Flagstaffotos for the Kangaroo and Joey!

And thanks to Wikipedia, as always, and in general, for info on the heron, Heron (or Hero) of Alexandria, and the apricots, chosen for their yumminess and because Heron Tree uses the Apricot theme at their website. (I told you it was a Random Coinciday!) "Heron of Alexandria?" you may be asking. "Who's he?"

He's the inventor of the steam engine, the windmill, and the syringe! Plus, this impressive geometrical equation, known as Heron's formula!


Anonymous said...

I love the picture of the Great Blue Heron, and yes I have seen a tree ornamented with them. It's inspiring, and so are you.

Kathleen said...

Why, thank you!!

Sandy Longhorn said...

Aw, thanks for all the love!

Hope you are well!

Kathleen said...

And best wishes with the Heron Tree, Sandy!

Cathy said...

A lovely coinciday, because I just saw a heron sight that amazed me: a great blue doing barrel rolls in flight! I'd never seen such a thing before.

Kathleen said...

Wow, Cathy! How amazing! I will hope to see that someday. It sounds like the wonderful rolling joy of some whales and dolphins as they "dance"!