A poem written by Heather Luehr, a psychology major at East Central College, has been published in the latest edition of Kaleidoscope magazine. Kaleidoscope is an award-winning online publication that creatively focuses on the experiences of disability through literature and the arts.
Her poem, Leaving Kisses Behind Her, appears in issue 71 along with essays, fiction works and other poetry by several talented and prize-winning authors whose work has been published in a wide range of literary journals, anthologies, chapbooks, and books. A link to issue 71 can be found on the Kaleidoscope web page with Luehr’s poem on page 10.
Luehr, a freshman from Union, found that writing poetry was a great way to express herself and her feelings. This poem was inspired by her late mother. Luehr completed a creative writing course with Josh Stroup, ECC English instructor.
Kaleidoscope has been published since 1979. Fiction, painting, photography, pencil sketches, sculpture, poetry, nonfiction, book reviews and theater are all featured in various issues.