January 2024 Poem: Found Magic

At the start of a new year, this poem points to the wonder of Mother Nature as she changes through the seasons.
By Joan Barasovska | Illustration by Lidia Churakova

Joan Barasovska is the author of Birthing Age, Carrying Clare and Orange Tulips. She has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She serves on the board of the North Carolina Poetry Society and hosts a poetry series at McIntyre’s Books in Pittsboro.

Lidia Churakova is a painter, designer, and mural artist who lives in Raleigh.