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27 Aug 2019

I'm pleased to note that 'World Series' has been printed in the most recent edition of The Chaffin Journal.

World Series

Julie Bolitho

There are times when I am lost in 1939

at the World Series

holding my breath

as the Yankees beat the Reds

the war just a glimmer of lens flar...

27 Aug 2019

I'm pleased to note that 'Chicken Learning' has been printed in the most recent edition of The Chaffin Journal.

Chicken Learning

Julie Bolitho

I am learning to sleep alone,

to lower the setting on the washing machine

for smaller loads of laundry,

to live with the ghosts of m...

28 May 2019

My husband, Vikram, shot a beautiful photo series in India earlier this year, which is now featured in Vogue Italia along with the text I wrote for the piece. Check it out here.

17 May 2019

I'm happy to share my latest piece with Kripalu, written about the last days of my beloved Janie's life. 

3 Mar 2019

I had a lovely chat with two American veterinarians who have also recently undertaken Ayurvedic herbal training. Check out the article here.

21 Nov 2018

I'm really pleased to share my most recent piece with Elephant Journal--"A Lesson in Radical Forgiveness."The essay explores the difficult nature of forgiving those who harmed us, but how we only hurt ourselves when we remain unable to forgive. 

11 Nov 2018

Really pleased that my poem, "Cashew Moon," is being featured on Remembered Arts Journal's weekly edition this week. Check it out here or read below.

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Cashew Moon

The moon is a cashew tonight,

hanging low like the loose strand

of a mobile over a crib—

and driving the da...

29 Sep 2018

I wrote this poem quite a few years ago, and when I saw the call on Submittable for poems of peace, I thought of this. I'm pleased Inspirity published it in their Sowing Seeds of Peace, 2018 edition.

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Dirt Prayer

I dip my hands

pick up the earth

and wash the dirt

over t...

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