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Well, that's 2018 half-way through already. Goodness
gracious! Doesn't time fly when you're enjoying yourself?
Before we get down to the mid-summer edition, I must just
tell you about Bruce Harris' new collaboration with "Wordsmag.com", just go to
their web-site and scroll down
to number 5 and you'll find Bruce's stories, and others too.
So, what have we here on Winamop? A few stories and quite
a few poems to enjoy, that's what!
Andrew Lee-Hart starts proceedings
off again this time with a tale of a house - now a museum - , a visitor and a
curator who seems to know the place well.. read The House of
Martin Green has been on this earth
for some time now, what's left to do? I guess time just sort-of passes doesn't
it? Here's a typical Day in January as an example.
J.B. Pick takes us to a world
somewhere where music has been banned.. not just those auto-tuned nasal singers
that we could do without but all music. Imagine the effect of hearing it
for the first time.. read Beware of Music.
KJ Hannah Greenberg returns to
poetry on this occasion with three new ones for us. Here are We've Learned
It's Moot, Lost Potential after Lambing and The Mages Incomplete
George Gad Economou is new to
Winamop and I can't tell you much about him.. We'll let the poetry speak for
itself. Here we have Chained on the Bed, Cockroaches mating under the
Mattress, Flying Needles and Harrowing Moments of Bourbon.
Sofia Kioroglou writes poetry in
hot and steamy Athens. I hope she has air-conditioning! This one is called
The Fig Tree Will Bear Fruit. If it gets watered of course..
JD DeHart returns once more with
another collection of poems. They are The Smartest, Old Sayings, Detective,
Tiny and Dramatic. All those things and more!
I hope you found something you liked, maybe it inspired
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