Martha Deed's poems and stories have appeared in Unlikely Stories, New Verse News, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, Moss Trill, The Buffalo News, Poemeleon, The Skinny Journal, BlazeVox Journal and many others. She's published 7 chapbooks. FootHills Publishing has issued her two poetry collections, Climate Change (2014) and Under the Rock (2019) with a third forthcoming in 2023. She mostly does not write about murder anymore. Politics and her feisty house are challenges enough. Martha recommends Walt Whitman Birthplace.
Les gentilles femmes de Vandenesse take no cell phone calls while cooking ratatouille in kitchens open to the wind, protected from wasps by strands of colored plastic pegged to ancient doorframes of stucco cottages with red-thatched roofs