PUBLISHED IN “FROM THE SOIL: A HOMETOWN ANTHOLOGY” — Jill Ocone

From the Soil: A Hometown Anthology, Published on December 22, 2020 I am very excited to announce that my poem titled “Boro Kids” was selected for publication in From the Soil: A Hometown Anthology, published by Exeter Publishing. From the Amazon Sales Page: “Our hometowns raised us all differently. Our roots absorbed different values and experiences […]

PUBLISHED IN “FROM THE SOIL: A HOMETOWN ANTHOLOGY” — Jill Ocone

Published in “‘Tis The Seasons: Poems for Your Holiday Spirit” — Jill Ocone

I am very excited to announce that my poem titled “The Gingerbread Boy” was selected for publication in ‘Tis The Seasons: Poems for Your Holiday Spirit, published by Red Penguin Books. From Red Penguin’s website: “‘Tis The Seasons – Poems For Your Holiday Spirit” brings together poems by over thirty unique writers that celebrate the […]

Published in “‘Tis The Seasons: Poems for Your Holiday Spirit” — Jill Ocone

Capsized — Jill Ocone

I take my first steps into today’s morning, and my feet are immediately submerged. The water, it rises second by second and minute by minute. The sharks, they start circling then snap at my legs as a jellyfish entangles my ankles with his long, slimy tentacles. He stings my skin something fierce, the discomfort searing […]

Capsized — Jill Ocone