The Greensilk Journal  

 February 2017



When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

     —  Paulo CoelhoThe Alchemist







We hope you enjoy these new literary beauties on this late winter's afternoon. Mmmm.. pass the chocolates!!! 


With Deep Love and Gratitude~

Kim Hazelwood, Will  Haley, editors.


***The editors of  The Greensilk Journal proudly nominated the following selections for  The  Pushcart Prize for 2016.


From The Fall 2016 Issue:
If The World Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade, If The World Gives you Onions, Peel 'em and Cry for Awhile
 by Tom Sheehan.
August Eighteenth, Nineteen-Sixty-Nine, Big Jake  and Johnny C and Me
   by Ben Fine
From the  Spring 2016 Issue:
A Gardener's Lament: A Modified Sestina   by  Bonnie  Amesquita
From the  Winter 2016 Issue: 
Edgar Allen Poe's Wife, Virginia, Signs Up For Netflix  by Allison Thorpe
***Submissions for The Spring Issue will be open Feb. 25th deadline-April 5th
The Greensilk Journal seeks Creative Nonfiction~ any theme, no fiction this issue
All themes for Poetry, the sky is always the limit.