Letter from the Poetry Co-Editor’s – Issue 8

[easy-media med=”8240,8531″ mark=”gallery-GSFxuE”]Dear Readers,

T.S. Eliot wrote “We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” The function of poetry has always been to explore and transform the world around us. Poets transform with language, images, characters and emotion. An effective poem will also transform the reader, and help her to look at the world in a new way or perhaps for the first time.

We are incredibly proud of the collected poems of transformation in this issue of Mason’s Road. As you delve into the seven poems we have selected, you will begin to experience the world in new ways. Each poem addresses the idea of transformation uniquely: one poem delights in simple cooking ingredients, two poems transport us to China, one poem addresses the rejuvenation of the spirit, one poem speaks of a miracle child, another poem delves into the dreams of a scarecrow, and yet another poem speaks to the transformative quality of first love.

Happy Reading,

Katie Eber & Kristin Rose

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Mason’s Road

Poetry Editors

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