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


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


James Tichenor                     On the USNS Patrick May 1965 Mid-Pacific

Shayan Waseh                       Israel

Sketches by

Melanie Etemad                    prayer leaves

Roya Taheri-Mohadjeri       Sara


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 

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 

Tokens No. 14, Winter 2021

Poetry by

Archie Abaire		Darkness

JoAnn Pangione Arcos	Closed Doors
William P.  Collins	Laughing Rose 

Aniela Costello		The lost but always found 

D. M. Crawford		Untitled XXXIV 	

Vernessa Hassan		The Most Mighty Branch

Duane L. Herrmann	Messenger of Joy

Bijan Hollinger		Ode to Ruffles, my plush pal

Pete Hulme		Metamorphosis 

Amy Leone		Forgiveness

Sylvia Miley		The Earth Moves

Sarah Munro		A Visit to the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá at Dawn
Linda Naseem		‘Abdu’l-Bahá 

June Perkins		Burnish

Anne Gordon Perry	Coming of Age

Gail Radley		Candlelight Concert, Stetson University 2005

Shirin Sabri		The Master and the Mouse

James Tichenor		My Defensible Aerie

Matt Wagner		Caged Birds of Paradise

Art by 

Thelma Batchelor	A Walk in the Vienna Woods
Reissa Gibbs		Fashioning

Becky Hillman		A Star for the Master 

Shoghi Lombard		True Guide

Judy Mastrangelo	Place of Magic

Victoria O’Neill	Blue Moon

Photography by

Donald E. Camp		And the Island…

Andisheh Hanbury	Cotton Candy Sky