The Way This Happens by M. J. Iuppa


Art Credit – PP&P Staff

M.J.Iuppa lives on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. Between Worlds is her most recent chapbook, featuring lyric essays, flash fiction and prose poems (Foothills Publishing, 2013). Recent poems, flash fictions, and essays in When Women Waken, Poppy Road Review, Wild: A Quarterly, Eunoia Review, Andrea Reads America, Canto, Grey Sparrow Journal, The Poetry Storehouse, Avocet, Right Hand Pointing, Tiny-lights, The Lake (U.K.), The Kentucky Review, and more. She is the Writer-in-Residence and Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Minor Program at St. John Fisher College. You can follow her musings on writing and creative sustainability on Red Rooster Farm on

The icy rooster below (he has a cold) is the symbol of M.J.’s and her husband’s farm, Red Rooster Farm.

Photo credit Peter Tonery.

3 thoughts on “The Way This Happens by M. J. Iuppa

  1. Thank you for your kind words. and to the bloggers who gave me thumbs up, and PP&P for accepting this prose poem and matching it with a garden photo. So lovely.


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