An Open Letter

An Open Letter by Beth Henary Watson

I spent a whole day crafting a letter
That would alter life for those on my side,
Gave another to revision, then a
Week to harvest signatures from those who
Agreed this shouldn’t be necessary
But admitted to its necessity,
Only to receive an error notice
At deadline after clicking Submit on
The Health and Human Services website.
What could have, should have been wasn’t to be.


An Open Letter by Adrianne Cook

Dear sports announcers,
Please refrain from all those negative comments
About my team—you are assuming
The worst, immediately, without
Giving them the benefit of the

When will football season be over?


© 2015