Tuesday, April 30, 2019


This poem is autobiographical. Springerle were good cookies to send to American troops in Germany during the Second World War because they had no butter. Only three ingredients; eggs, butter, and flour. I have my own mold, now, and bake them every December.

The poem is published in Hawaii Pacific Review: https://hawaiipacificreview.org/2019/04/29/springerle/?fbclid=IwAR1Ruv_vANQiSA4KYGif8pBqJpkoRtZ_8ihcEGNcj-Se5pYbl19Ycn-bIPM

Monday, April 29, 2019

No Moon Midnight

I'm so pleased that Moria published my poem "No Moon Midnight" and with a stunning photo of a sunset. This one received much praise on Facebook. How baffling than something so personal is what resonated with so many--but that's practically a definition of poetry.

Here's the link: https://www.moriaonline.com/issue-three/2019/4/29/no-moon-midnight-by-sara-backer?fbclid=IwAR1rYgbKD-LghlcIvF4gLQjWFZtT13om-OJNoXUx_kmSISr_sBPs5rapHfQ

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Genius

A very aberrant loose sonnet published in Writing in a Woman's Voice. (Originally appeared in Mithila Review.)  Enjoy: https://writinginawomansvoice.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-genius-by-sarabacker-shes.html