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Two Poems by Joyce Wilkens


Joyce Wilkens lives on the Palouse in Spokane, Washington. Her passion for nature, beauty in expression, faith and connecting with people through their stories prompted her work as author/poet/artist/photographer.

Joyce worked as an art/history docent and actor for the Spokane Museum of Arts and Culture. She is a member of the River Ridge Association of Fine Arts and Poetry Scribes of Spokane.

She  is author/photographer of the photo table books Teacup Art and the award-winning book, Walking Sticks. Watch for her upcoming book  Poetry Pie--her poems and paintings.

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.