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September 2023

Well here we are again and it's September already!

It's a bit sparse on the fiction front this time but thanks to Andrew and KJ Hannah Greenberg we have something for you.

No such deficit in the poetry department though. A veritable cornucopia of verse. Thanks once more to all our contributors.

Please enjoy this edition.

it says "stories"

Andrew Lee-Hart. A new art gallery is about to open, but what to call it? Surely there must be a local artist we can name it after? That might prove to be quite difficult.. Find out why in Sketch.
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KJ Hannah Greenberg has a story about Safta's Valise which Safta brings when she visits. A suitcase might contain many things, what's in this one?
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it says "ART"

KJ Hannah Greenberg again brings us a collection of her digital art. This time it's some photographs striking scenes.
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Terry Brinkman has a great new piece of art called White Bison. It's on his art page where you can see all his other pictures too.
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it says "poems"

Terry Brinkman has a new poem and three Sonnets for us this time. They are: Storm Tossed - Sonnet CCCLIII - Sonnet CDXVI and Sonnet CCLXXIX.
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John Grey is welcome back any time. Here we have : A Very Covid Times Square - Our Burdens - At The Market - No Good and I'm Glad You Asked.
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Bobbi Sinha-Morey first contributed in 2013 and she's back at last with a new collection: The Sharp Wind - It's No Surprise and Wren Hill.
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Mary Cresswell is a fine poet that we don't hear from often enough. I am pleased to present: Santa Sings The Blues - How To Dedicate A Scholarly Work - Observation [2023] - Sonnenizio On A Line By Poe and Snog Of Snogs.
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Tohm Bakelas first appeared in this e-zine back in 2019 and has contributed several times since. Today he brings five haiku: eyes open slowly - prayer for brokenhearted misanthropes - broken shadow - the haunting truth and happy birthday.
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KJ Hannah Greenberg has three new poems for us in this edition. The titles are Newel - Mulctuary and Desensitized.
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Great stuff. I hope to bring you another edition in a month or so but it's all dependent on my receiving enough material.

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Until we meet again!

Ed.

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