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Sunday, November 18, 2018


by Sari Grandstaff

mid-autumn snowfall...
entering hostile chambers
brave congresswomen

Sari Grandstaff is a high school librarian and writer in the Mid-Hudson Valley/Catskill Mountains of New York State. Her work has appeared in many print and online journals including New Verse News and Eastern Structures.  She and her husband are the proud parents of three children.