Contents of past issues

Protea Sconce by Kip Krieger

Here are the contents of some past and recent issues of Tokens magazine.

Tokens No. 1, Summer 2015

Poetry by

C. Everett Cornman             Allegheny Forest 
                                                  
Naw-Rúz Eve

Almaz D. Crowe                   
I ache for silence
                                                 
I heard a baby scream
                                                
The Little Girl in the Big Britches

Stephen Kolter                     
From the Floor
                                               3rd Shift

Eric C. Larson                       Existential Progress

Diane Tichenor                     Mona Mahmudnizhad

James Tichenor                  
Dry Brown Leaves
                                               In Kyoto
                                                
Whirling Children

Paintings by

John Grauer                          Snow Out Front, oil on hardboard

                                              A View of the Inundating Snow, oil on hardboard

Photos by

Massoud Mohadjeri             Higashiyama

                                                Kodai-ji

Tokens No. 2, Winter 2015

Poetry by

Everett Cornman                   Haifa Bay

Almaz D. Crowe                    inspired by a girl in my history of black theater class                                                           a street in north philly

Vernyce Dannells                  Constellations

Stephen Kolter                      The Brass Section

                                                        I suppose death is like the morning

Eric C. Larson                       Design Schematics

Elinor Mattern                      Eclipse

                                                     On the Threshold

Peter E. Murphy                   The God Nobody Wanted

                                                       Questions

James Tichenor                     On the USNS Patrick May 1965 Mid-Pacific

Shayan Waseh                       Israel

Sketches by

Melanie Etemad                    prayer leaves

Roya Taheri-Mohadjeri       Sara

                                                Yazd

Music by

Nima Majzoubi &

Ian Rafalak                                  Music’s Losing Its Soul





Tokens No. 12,  Winter 2020

Poetry by

Archie Abaire	Prayer

Sheila Banani	The Sacred and Mundane
 
Alan Campbell	Minutest Magnificence 

Andisha Sabri Carey  Creation Hymn revised

William P. Collins   Beloved in the Night

Aniela Costello	Glass Walker
		Ode to the Chilean Temple 

Kiara Ehsani	The Purpose of a Sunflower

Claudia Gold	When You Will Stand

Suraj Motiwala	Unfettered

Sarah Munro	A Visit to the Shrine 
          of Bahá’u’lláh on Ayyám-i-Há

June Perkins  	How Can We Look Beyond
	
Amy Pierovich  	For My Father		

Shirin Sabri    To the True Lovers		

Nancy Tichenor	Haiku


Art by

Gail Amare	Angels

Thelma Batchelor  Bahá’í House of Worship 
                      Chile

Reissa Gibbs	Unity

Hans Öhman	Home Travellers		 	

Liz Pawlak 	Gabriela’s Plight	


Photography by

Donald E. Camp	Imagine 2020

David Fiorito	Independence Hall
Tokens No. 13, Summer 2021

Poetry by

Archie Abaire   Ridván 2010

JoAnn Pangione Arcos   A Brief Encounter 
 
Sheila Banani	City Editor 
 
Andisha Sabri Carey  Camp in the Valley 

William P. Collins At the Potter’s Wheel

Aniela Costello	Poem of Tara 

Kiara Ehsani	Soar

Claudia Gold	Empty My Heart  
		Fingers and Toes

Duane Herrmann	Most Trusted One 

Peter Hulme   In Memory of Patrick Hamilton 

June Perkins  	Mt Lamington 	 	 

Amy Pierovich  	My Sisters		 	   

Shirin Sabri 	Volition


Stage Play Excerpt

Sarah Munro	They Shall Appear 


Art by 

Gail Amare	Flower Woman

Thelma Batchelor  Autumn Light
		  Blue Tit

Reissa Gibbs	Completeness

Hans Öhman	Skyladder

Victoria O’Neill  Hollow Reed 
 

Photography by

Donald E. Camp	and the island 
 
Mahtab Naji	Geese Breathing in Spring