National Poetry Month Day 17

Cast a spell for blue sky with this poem by Oregon poet Tara K. Shepersky. “Spell for Blue Sky on the First Day of Spring” was originally published in Big Windows Review and written at Thistledown House in Vancouver.

Tara K. Shepersky is a taxonomist, poet, essayist, and photographer. She makes her present home in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, with her main literary credential: a tuxedo cat named d’Artagnan. You can read recent and upcoming work in Whitefish Review, Shark Reef, and High Desert Journal, or connect with her at