Fall-Winter 2011




Detail of Springbok Prairie,
above left, by Connie Devendorf.

Detail of Echinacea in snow
by Gail Goepfert.


Gail Goepfert

Gail Goepfert is a Midwest teacher, poet, and nature photographer. Her story spans the Midwest in locations between the Mississippi River and northern Ohio. She has been published in a number of anthologies and journals including Avocet, Off Channel, After Hours, Tall Grass. Online publications include: Quill and Parchment, YourDailyPoem.com, Voices on the Wind, and Wilda Morris’s Poetry Challenge (July 2011) She spent many great years challenging and challenged by junior high school students. Of late, she is schooled by the wisdom of nature and poetry.

A field of echinacea dressed for winter at the Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois, on Christmas Day, 2010.