Featured Artist: Mary Pacifico Curtis

Synkroniciti is honored to welcome poet, author and photographer Mary Pacifico Curtis from southern California. We present three mindful poems: Hello, Grief, Garden, Hawk, a reflection on existence and meaning; The hawk circles, an airy observation of a hawk in flight; and The Shepherd’s refrain: It Is Coming, dedicated to Greta Thunberg and recognizing the pivotal nature of our time. Identifying with the hawk, Mary is clear-eyed and far-sighted.

To read Mary’s perceptive poetry, please subscribe or purchase the issue here so we can send you a link. The issue, our ninth, debuted September 1st with the theme of “birds.”

Mary Pacifico Curtis writes poetry, memoir and literary criticism, and is an avid photographer. Her chapbooks, Between Rooms (2016) and The White Tree Quartet (2018)—were both published by Wordtech’s Turning Point imprint.

Devoting time to creative writing fulfills a dream following her career as founder and CEO of a leading Silicon Valley PR and strategic communications firm. She is an American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal honoree for industry excellence and social responsibility. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and MFA from Goddard College.

Mary has two grown daughters and lives on a terraced hillside with her husband and two dogs where sightings of wild turkeys, deer, bobcats, coyotes-and hawks-are a daily inspiration.

Please take a look at Mary’s website: https://marypacificocurtis.com/.

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