Saturday, March 1, 2014



            Sabrina West--United States
            Zona Rowand Lawrence--United States
            David Williams--England
            Robert P. Hansen--United States
            Rene F. Dufresne--In Memory--United States
            Chen-ou Liu--Canada
            Joe Maverick--England

Please welcome them to our community.  We now have representatives from the following countries--Australia, Botswana, Canada, Canary Islands, England, France, Germany, India, Malawi, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Wales.  I look forward to expanding this list in the future. Thank you to everyone that has supported Whispers in any way.                                                                                                       --Sincerely,  Karen

We have a world wide audience. If you are currently reading Whispers, please consider submitting a poem for consideration. You may contact Karen at for guidelines. Thank you.


David Williams has released three new poetry books called No Longer Searching, Somewhere A Life and Fragments. More information regarding the books are available at

Brian Strand's latest ebook in his unique & original phrasis verse series RETROSPECTIVE (verse about the creative impulse in twelve parts) is now available in Amazon's kindle books.

Rhoda Galgiani released Expressions From the Inside Out, a book of poetry in 2011. Rhoda's second book is a child's story entitled No Snow for Johnny in 2012. Both books are published by APF Publisher. They have received good reviews and is available online at and (search book titles or author's name at the appropriate website) or contact Rhoda at:

Carolyn Devonshire, Sandra Stefanowich and Jack Horne announce the release of their collaboration poetry book, Shades of Darkness and Light. This book is currently available from, price $2.50

Jack Horne announces the release of his debut novel, A Ghost Hunt: a paranormal romance. This book is currently available from, price $3.99

John W. (Bill) Williams published a science fiction book that he also illustrated called The Dream Hill.  To order copies from Xlibris Company call 1-888-795-4274 or go to  The website provides sample pages of the book for interested readers.


Please consider supporting The Pen, The Jokester, and Creative Inspirations by sending stamps or other small donations to help with postage.  Thank you for considering this.                ---Karen

Jean Calkins, editor: The Jokester, 2 pages of clean jokes free by email monthly, a forever stamp by snail mail (monthly or quarterly). Help bring smiles to shut-ins by contributing forever stamps. Even one stamp helps. Jean Calkins, 260 4th St., Waynesville, NC 28786-3762.

Maurice J. Reynolds, the editor of the poetry publication Creative Inspirations, is seeking poetry 20 lines or less for his print magazine. Complete guidelines are available at  Stamps or cash donations would be appreciated to help with mailing costs.

Arthur C. Ford, poet/editor of The Pen (Poetry Newsletter) is looking for new subscribers and submissions. See information
(click on guidelines).

Whispers is always looking for new writers to join our community.  Please send family friendly poems 20 lines or less to  Complete guidelines posted 1/21/2013.  Thank you to everyone who has already contributed to the site.

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  1. Welcome to all you wonderful new contributors; Sabrina West, Zona Rowand , David Williams, Robert P. Hansen, Rene F. Dufresne, Chen-ou Liu and Joe Maverick.

    You will love this community and find that Karen is so amazing to "work for".
    Love, Charlene McCutcheon

  2. Dear Charlene,

    Thank you so much for your kind words and for your welcome of our new writers. You are such a bright light in this community. What a blessing you are!


  3. Karen, I am so glad to be a part of Whispers. I have met so many wonderful and gifted authors, several of which have contributed to To God be the Glory! Publications and Creative Inspirations. Thank you for all you do for the writing community. You and this poetic site has no doubt helped to further my ministry and publication. Continued blessing to you and all you do! -MJ

  4. Congratulations to all the new writers for February. -MJ

  5. Dear Maurice,

    Thank you so much for all the lovely comments you leave for others, your welcoming voice, and all the support you give me and others here at Whispers. What a light you are!